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Do I need a business license to do business in Novato?


All persons and business entities located or doing business in the City of Novato are required by City ordinance to obtain a business license. A new business license is also required if a business changes location or ownership.

For most businesses the business license fee is a fixed rate depending on the number of employees. Find more information on obtaining a business license, fee schedules and license renewals here.

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