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Business License 

City of Pittsburg – Finance Department
Business License Desk
65 Civic Avenue
Pittsburg, CA 94565-3814
Unincorporated areas of Contra Costa County
Contra Costa County Tax Collector
625 Court Street - Room 100
Martinez, CA 94553
Phone: (925) 957-5290

Ficticious Business Name

In most cases, an applicant must register a business name with the Contra Costa County Clerk. Before filing a Fictitious Business Name Statement the applicant should thoroughly research the desired name to ensure that it is not currently being used by another business.

Contra Costa County Clerk
555 Escobar Street
Martinez, CA 94553
Phone: (925) 335-7900

Home Occupation Permits

When operating a business from home, an applicant will need to submit a Home Occupation Permit.

City of Pittsburg - Planning Department
Phone: (925) 252-4920

Federal Identification Number

An applicant with employees will need to apply for a Federal Identification Number.

Contact the local IRS Office or telephone toll-free: (800) 829-4933

State Identification Number

An applicant with employees will need to apply for a State Identification Number.

California State Employment Development Department
3478 Buskirk Avenue, Suite 215
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
Phone: (888) 745-3886

Sales Tax

An applicant that will charge sales tax will need to apply for a Sales Tax Number or Resale Number.

State Board of Equalization
1515 Clay Street, Suite 303
Oakland, CA 94612
Phone: (510) 622-4100

Health Permits

An applicant for a restaurant, catering service or food handling business will need to file for Public Health/Licensing permits.

Environmental Health
2121 Diamond Blvd., Suite 200
Concord, CA 94520
Phone: (925) 646-5225

Alcoholic Beverages 

An applicant serving alcoholic beverages will need to apply for licensing with the:

Alcoholic Beverage Control Licensing
1515 Clay Street, Suite 2208
Oakland, CA 94612
Phone: (510) 622-4970

Import Businesses

U.S. Customs Services

Other Important Telephone Numbers

Better Business Bureau
510 16th St, Suite 550
Oakland, CA 94612-1584
Phone: (510) 238-1000

California Secretary of State
Phone: (916) 653-6814

Community Adult Care
Phone: (510) 286-4201

Community Care Licensing Division Child Care Office
(Serving Alameda and Contra Costa County)
1515 Clay Street, Suite 1102
Oakland, CA 94612
Phone: (510) 622-2602

Contra Costa Small Business Development Center
300 Ellinwood Way, Suite 300 
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
(925) 602-6840

Contractors State License Board
9821 Business Park Drive
Sacramento, CA 95827
Phone: (800) 321-2752

SCORE (Counselors to America’s Small Businesses)
Phone: (510) 273-6611

Senior Care Group Home
851 Traeger Avenue, Room 360
San Bruno, CA 94066
Phone: (650) 266-8800

Last updated: 11/3/2017 2:29:21 PM