The City of Grass Valley invites and welcomes new business!
We understand that starting a business can be an exciting and
Please feel free to contact the City with any questions or
concerns you have as you plan to start your business in Grass
Message or Call (530) 274-4300
For questions about an existing business license or home
Message or Call (530) 768-2497
A business license is an annual tax for doing business
within the City. The City of Grass Valley
Business License Ordinance requires a business license for any business
activity conducted in Grass Valley city limits. Business
license taxes and fees help pay for City services such as roads,
fire, police, and other community services. Business
licenses are renewed annually at the beginning of each year.
The City defines Day Care as facilities that provide non-medical
care and supervision of minor children for periods of less than
24 hours. These facilities include the following, all of which
are required to be licensed by the California
State Department of Social Services.
The City established the Bed
& Breakfast and
Short Term Rental standards to provide guidelines for
home-based short term rentals in Grass Valley. Any rental less
than 30 days is considered a “Short Term Rental.”