The City of Grass Valley invites and welcomes new business!
We understand that starting a business can be an exciting and
Please feel free 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 question 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 Selection Committee completed their review of
the 13 Commercial Cannabis Business (CCB) Screening
Applications the City received.
The following Commercial Cannabis Business screening
applications were the highest scored among all of the
applications received and therefore are eligible to submit a
CCB Permit Application :
Storefront Retail Dispensary – Grass Valley
Delivery Only Dispensary – KannaXpress
Distribution - Grass Valley Brand
& Sierra Flower Co.
Nursery - Grass Valley Brand &
Xotic Nursery, Inc.
The City received two (2) total Commercial Cannabis Distribution
and two (2) total Commercial Cannabis Nursery screening
applications. All applications received for these two permit
types were invited to apply for a CCB Permit Application as the City
did not receive more than the maximum allowed for each permit
No more than five (5) local cannabis distribution permits.
No more than two (2) local cannabis nursery permits.
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.”