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Starting a New Business

The City of Perris strives to make it easy for you to do business here. With this in mind, the City has created both an online guide and a printed guide to help you get started.

  • If you are running a home-based business, you simply need to obtain a business license.
  • If you are operating any other type of business, you will need a certificate of occupancy, a business license, and your business will have to pass Building and Safety and Fire inspections. See our online development guide for a step-by-step process.

The forms section of this web site has a business license application form and a guide that you can print.


Business Resources

Here are local and regional business resources that may help you.

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  • Tele-Law Library
    (951) 369-3563
    Tape 215 for information
  • County Clerk's Office
    2724 Gateway
    Riverside, CA 92507
    (951) 486-7000
  • The Perris Progress
    240 West Fourth Street
    Perris, CA 92570
    (951) 657-2181
  • Perris Valley News
    27070 Sun City Blvd.
    Sun City, CA 92586
    (951) 657-1967

Seller's Permit/Sales Tax

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