The Business License Tax Division ensures businesses operating within the City of Stockton comply with the Stockton Municipal Code Business and Rental Tax requirements:
Business licenses are renewed annually and payment is due within 30 days of the expiration date. Penalties apply for payments received after 30 days.
Due to conditions related to the current COVID-19 pandemic, we are extending the payment due date for business licenses that expired on December 31, 2021, from January 31, 2022 to February 28, 2022. Penalties will apply if renewals are received March 1, 2022, or after.
On September 19, 2012, Governor Brown signed SB-1186 adding a state fee of $4 on
any applicant for a local business license or similar instrument or permit, or renewal.
This fee helps:
Under federal and state law, compliance with disability access laws is a serious responsibility for all California building owners and tenants with buildings open to the public. Learn more about your legal obligations and how to comply with disability access laws in External Links below.
California Department of General Services - Division of State Architect
This City of Stockton web page last reviewed on --- 3/9/2022