At the City of Yreka, we are open and ready for business. The City strives to make it easy for you to open or expand your business.
Starting a Business
There are many things you should consider when starting a business. The brochures and forms on this page are here to help new business owners understand the City business license process and apply for their necessary licenses.
A business license is an annual tax for doing business within the City of Yreka. Yreka Municipal Code requires that you obtain a license when you conduct any business activity within the City limits - even if your business is located outside the City limits or you have a business license from another city. For questions, call 530-841-2386
The following documentation is required for new and renewing businesses:
- Business License Application Form
- Copy of State Licensing Documents - CalGOLD has a database of all state licensing requirements for all business types.
- Stormwater Indemnification
- Recycling Survey
- Proof of Location - Can be a utility bill, lease agreement, grant deed, or with the name of the business or owner and the address of the business location.
- Business License Fee - See Below
City of Yreka Annual Business License Fees
A state fee of $4 has been added to Business Licenses, effective January 1st, 2018, as part of SB 1186. This $4 fee is for the Certified Access Specialist program (CASp), which is designed to improve Americans with Disabilities Act compliance. Learn more about SB 1186 (PDF).
|Business License Fee - Business located outside City Limits||$49 annually (This fee includes $4 for SB 1186).|
|Business License Fee - Business located within City Limits||$34 annually fee (This fee includes $4 for SB 1186).|
|Motels and RV Parks License Fee||$34 up to 5 rooms, additional rooms/spaces are $1.80 each (includes SB 1186 fee).|
|Home Occupation Permit||$75 one time fee, plus annual business license fee|
|Peddlers/Vendors/Solicitors||$5 per day|
|Retail Merchants License Tax||$34 first year - 2nd-year fee based on gross receipts (includes SB 1186 fee).|
Business Regulations & Licenses
View the Business Regulations and Licenses section of the City's Municipal Code.
If you don't find the forms you are looking for please contact us.