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

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.

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