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City of Sonora Business License

Located and Conducting Business within the City Limits  

What we need from you, the Business Owner:

1.  Completed and signed  Business License Application
See Instructions for Completing the Business License Application

2.  Completed and signed Benefit Zone A Calculation Sheet or Benefit Zone B Calculation Sheet to determine amount due.
See Explanation/Determining your Benefit Zone
* Please issue separate check

3.  Completed Occupancy Permit Application
See Occupancy Permit Requirements
* Please issue separate check

4.  Completed Hazardous Materials Business Plan 

5.  Completed Emergency Response Form

6.  A copy of your Resale Certificate (only if you are a retail or wholesale business).

7.  A copy of your Tuolumne County Health Department paperwork (only if   your business will deal with food, recreational health or body art).

You MUST complete all of the above mentioned forms and return them with the appropriate fees before we can issue your business license.  Please do not hand in your paperwork until you are within 90 days of opening your business.

Please bring or mail documents with original signatures to:

Business Hours:
Monday - Friday
8 am - 4 pm (excluding Holidays)

City of Sonora                
Kristine Scott, Administration
Toni Arola, Administration
94 Washington Street
Sonora, CA, 95370
Phone: (209) 532-4541
Fax: (209) 532-2738