This website has been set up to help you open a small business in Santa Cruz, CA

By using the site, you'll learn what regulations and fees apply to your business, and what paperwork you’ll need to complete to open your doors. You can use it either for planning or actual submittals for permits. We hope you enjoy it, and please let us know what you think!

Please note that the results of this consultation are greatly dependent on the nature and completeness of the information provided to the system. Additional information regarding the property or plans may alter the City's determination or advice on how to proceed with your plans.

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