Starting a Business in Altadena

Starting a Business in Los Angeles County

Starting a business in the County requires owners to obtain a business license, file for a Fictitious Business Name, and other possible steps to get their business off the ground. https://www.lacounty.gov/business/starting-a-business-in-the-county/

Los Angeles County Office of Small Business

The Office of Small Business in Los Angeles County has information on technical assistance within public agencies in Los Angeles County, State of California, and Federal government. It also serves as a regional resource of business opportunities and information clearing house for businesses on the Internet. http://dcba.lacounty.gov/small-business-services/

Los Angeles County Office of Small Business Concierge

The Concierge acts as a single point of contact during the complex process of opening a business and provides counseling services to you. We also provide business development opportunities. https://iddweb.isd.lacounty.gov/DCA_eComplaint/Concierge/

Business Activities That Require a County Business License

Los Angeles County Treasurer and Tax Collector Website: http://ttc.lacounty.gov/Proptax/Business_license_list.htm

Cal eProcure

State Small Business Certification Website: https://caleprocure.ca.gov/pages/sbdvbe-index.aspx 

Los Angeles County Vendor Registration

Register to be a vendor with Los Angeles County:  https://camisvr.co.la.ca.us/webven/