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City of Stanton - New Business Registration Application

What you need to know to get started:

1. Business registrations are renewed on a annual basis and expire on December 31st of each year.

2. The business start date is the first date your business started operating in the City of Stanton. 

3. For In-City Businesses, you will need to have all of the supplemental forms completed and include: 
* See Business Licesense Application Packets for Supplemental Forms
 *Copies of any licenses that are required (State Seller’s Permit with Stanton Address, Fictitious Business Name, State Licenses, FEIN, Articles of Incorporation, 
Statement of Information)
*This list of required documents does NOT apply to outside Contractors or any other Out of Town business.

4. Employee identification numbers are required for all new businesses.  Sole owner or partnerships are
required to provide Social Security number for all owners/partners.  LLC, Limited Partnership, Trust or
Corporations are required to provide a Federal Employee Identification Number (FEIN)
or State Employee Identification Number (SEIN) for the business.

5. Payment is to made upon completion of the application with a Visa or Mastercard. We do apologize, but we do not accept AMEX at this time. 

6. Please allow 3-5 days to process your business license application. 
In-City businesses will require approval by the Planning Division. 

7. No payment will be required until your application has been reviewed and accepted. You will receive
an email verifying the receipt containing the amount due and instructions on how to make payment online. 
Once the online application process has started, you cannot save your work, you must complete all the steps or start over.

The City of Stanton would like to welcome you to its business community and we wish you the greatest success in your new venture!

If you need any assistance with the application process, please call (714) 890-4200. 

Assembly Bill 3002 went into effect on January 1, 2019 which provides information regarding disability access requirements and resources to business owners. 
To read the full notice, click HERE

Per AB 2184, you may protect your residential address by providing a different Service of Process address in accordance with Sections 16000.1(a)(2) and 
16100.1(a)(2) of the Business and Professions Code. To do so, please Apply in person - you may not apply online.

Starting January 1, 2021, Assembly Bill 1607 requires the prevention of gender-based discrimination of business establishments. A full notice is
available in English or other languages by going to HERE.