Business License - Colton

What is the Business License Fee?: 

Based on Annual gross receipts Follow Tax Class "C", follow $200 tax rate, CLICK HERE to look at the tax schedule on Colton's website for "professional/semi-professional category".

Business License required for Brokers and Agents?: 

Yes, they do as per City of Colton Municipal Code, Chapter 5.02.030 License-Required, states "it is unlawful for any person to transact and carry on any business, trade, profession, calling, or occupation in the city without first having procured a license to do so and without complying with any and all applicable provisions of this chapter".

Outside agents required a fee?: 

Yes, it is $200 as per 5.02.640 - Real estate agent. "For every person, firm or corporation engaged in the selling of real estate and not having a fixed place of business in the city, an annual license tax of two hundred dollars shall be paid."

If you set up an office there, what are the steps that need to be taken?: 

Contact the Business License division or the Planning Division, to get information about the zoning requirements for the business and other requirements you might need. You must either obtain a Business Occupancy Permit or Home Occupancy Permit, depending on where you will be operating and the appropriate fees. Here are the fees: Business License Application Fee: $65 Deposit, $25 for Application; Business Occ. Permit: $290 (one-time fee) Home Occ. Permit: $50 (one-time fee). At the time you file your business license application, you must also include a copy of your Fictitious Business Name Filing or Articles of Incorporation, Resale Permit from the State Board of Equalization, San Bernardino County Health Permit, shall be submitted if required for your business.