NOTE: Payment of a business registry fee and issuance of a business registry certificate do not necessarily entitle you to conduct business in the City of Palo Alto. As the owner or operator of a business, you must comply with all applicable zoning and public safety regulations and obtain all required permits.
THIS INFORMATION IS NOT A COMPLETE LISTING OF CLEARANCES THAT MIGHT BE REQUIRED
- If you intend to alter, remodel, relocate, or install any structural, electrical, plumbing, or mechanical portions of the building, you will need to obtain building permits from the Development Services Department at (650) 329-2496
- Businesses involving any use changes, exterior building changes, or sign changes are advised to secure Department of Planning and Community Environment approval prior to lease execution or purchase. Contact the Planning and Community Environment Department at (650) 329-2442
- Businesses operated out of the home must comply with Home Occupation Regulations (Section 18.42.060 of the Munici