Business License

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Business License

All Businesses Are Required To Be Licensed


For business license inquiries in the incorporated cities, please use the following contacts:

               City of Davis: (530) 757-5651, Business License page

               City of West Sacramento: (916) 617-4645,  Business License page

               City of Winters: (530) 795-4910, Business License forms

               City of Woodland: (530) 661-5820, Business License page


"Business" means any trade, manufacturer, profession, occupation or service of all and every kind, whether or not carried on for profit or for charitable, philanthropic, or other purposes, including the arrangement of business transactions, holding of sales or training meetings and administrative conferences, the receipt of customer or client payments and the keeping of records and accounts pertaining to a business. 

Please refer to County Code, Title 12, for more information on Business License.

Business License Renewal:
Click Here to pay your renewal fee and print your Business License
***License renewal fees can now be paid online!
Click Here for instructions to find your license, set up your online account and link your license to your profile. We accept Visa and MasterCard for online payment.

New Business License (Fees, Inspection, and Forms)

In general, a Business License not requiring a Fire Life Safety inspection or subject to other departments' fees is $141.80 (includes a technology fee of 6%) and expires the next year on January 31st.

Businesses located in the Unincorporated Areas of Yolo County applying for a new business license, change of ownership, or change in occupancy use may be required to pay additional fees. Please call us at (530)666-8775 for more information on the cost details and additional submittal requirements.

To apply, please complete the Business License Application form. 
For a home-based business, please also complete the Supplemental form.

Businesses Currently Licensed in Yolo County
Click Here to use our new eTRAKiT webpage to search for licensed businesses in Yolo County.

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