Starting A Business

Before You Apply

The details of your business operation will determine the type of federal, state, county, and city licenses, permits, certificates, and approvals you will require prior to commencing business. Information on these various requirements are provided through the following:

For additional information about City of Brea business licensing tax requirements, contact the City of Brea Business Support Center at 714-886-6314. To inquire about City of Brea zoning requirements for the type of business and its planned location, contact the Community Development Department at 714-671-4406.


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If you need assistance with the application process, please call 714-886-6314 to speak with a customer service representative.