Business Licenses & Permits
Thank you for your interest in conducting business in Butte County. Please see our Frequently Asked Questions (PDF) for information on:
- Fictitious Business Name Statements
- Business Licenses
- Home Occupation Permits
- California Sellers Permits
- Other Business Assistance Resources
While the County of Butte does not require standard Business Licenses, please see the table regarding other required applications and permits.
Other Business License Resources
If you are planning to operate your business within the city limits of Chico, Gridley, Paradise, or Oroville, each jurisdiction has specific requirements related to business licensing.
In order to provide top level customer service to businesses either currently located in Butte County, or considering growing into the County, businesses have the ability to tap a single source of assistance through the County's Office of Economic and Community Development. The County's ombudsman will assist businesses in learning more about the various programs and services available to help grow their business, direct businesses to various other County Departments for specific questions or concerns regarding land development, and assist when questions or concerns may arise during the development process.