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How to look up a business license or VHR permit from our City website…
Finance Dept.

Phone (530) 542-6012
Phone (530) 542-6013

 Click HERE to view PDF version of these instructions.

Click HERE to go to "Business License Search Portal."

  • You can search by business name, category (business type), owner (last) name, street number, or street name.  If the exact spelling is unknown you may type in the first few letters to yield all related results. 
  • Click Search.  If you don’t find the business, try your search using a different option.
  •  A list of businesses matching the search criteria will be generated.  Note the open/closed status of the business.  If you click on the address, it will display a map, but clicking on a business name or number will prompt you to log in, which can only be done by the business owner due to confidentiality.
  • If you have any questions contact please call  (530) 542-6012 or email