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Business Licenses

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Types of Licenses

Anyone who conducts business within the city is required to have a city business license.  This includes:

  • Businesses that are based or operate within the city
  • Businesses based in other cities that enter Santee to sell goods or services
  • Anyone who uses a residential location as a place of business needs a home occupation license.

Businesses or persons performing other types of specialized business may need to apply for a regulatory permit. More information on regulatory permits.

Before purchasing or leasing a business location, confirm that the business will comply with city zoning and land use regulations. Information on starting a business in the City of Santee.

Business License Application
Apply/renew online or fill out the Business License Application to file in person or by mail.




Contact Us

For additional information contact the Finance Department (619)258-4100 ext. 146 or by e-mail

10601 Magnolia Avenue, Santee, CA 92071