Business Licenses

Types of Business Licenses
Citrus Heights issues business licenses to regulate businesses activities that occur within the city limits. The license promotes enforcement of city ordinances that protect the public and prevent nuisances and neighborhood disturbances. The license is not a business tax and is not based on business revenue. For additional information, email or call 916-727-4959. There are 2 types of business licenses:
  • General Business License
  • Special Business License
Requirements
Some businesses may require both a General Business License and a Special Business License. Some Special Business License holders may be required to have their employees obtain an Employee Permit (PDF).

Employee Permits
Employee Permits are required for certain employees of Special Business License holders. Examples of Special Business License holders that may be required to have their employees obtain an Employee Permit include:
  • Card room dealers
  • Manager of a bingo hall
  • Mobile food vendor
  • Taxi driver
  • Towing company drivers