Starting a new business can be exciting and challenging. The City of San Leandro provides the information below to help you learn what to do to start a business in the City of San Leandro.
All new commercial businesses that plan to operate in San Leandro or sell goods or services within San Leandro city limits must obtain a business license and pay the applicable business license taxes and fees. This includes businesses dealing with residential and commercial real estate rentals or individuals who operate home-based businesses.
In addition, commercial businesses and home-based businesses that will be located within San Leandro must complete a zoning application and pay the applicable fees. And any home-based business in San Leandro must obtain a home occupation permit in addition to the standard business license, with applicable fees paid for both.