Business Services

Are you starting a new business or expanding into the Lomita Area? Congratulations! Lomita is known as the business friendly city for good reason. The information below should make the process a little bit easier and once you’re all setup and ready to launch contact us. We also offer free business consulting office hours via our SBDC partnership. Learn more and book a time here.

Starting a Business in Lomita

Lomita Business Licenses

The Lomita Municipal Code (Business, Professions and Trades) establishes business license rules and regulations within the City.  As defined in Section 6-1.03 of the LMC, Businesses, professions and trades shall mean the conducting, carrying on, managing or operating of any purposeful activity, whether legal or illegal, profitable or unprofitable, intended to generate revenue, whether or not said business, profession or trade has a fixed place of business in the city.

In addition, the business license law shall apply to all persons conducting a business, profession or trade within the city whether or not such person maintains a fixed place of business in the city and whether or not such person may primarily conduct his business, profession or trade elsewhere.

The City’s Business License regulations can be found here.

The City’s Home Occupation Permit regulations can be found here.

Common Business License Forms

Additional Resources

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