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Posted on: January 1, 2018

Business License SB-1186 Fee Increase as of January 1, 2018


On September 19, 2012, Governor Brown signed into law SB-1186 which adds a state fee of $1 on any application for a local business license or similar instrument or permit, or renewal thereof. Effective January 1, 2018, that fee has increased to $4. The purpose is to increase disability access and compliance with construction-related accessibility requirements and to develop educational resources for businesses in order to facilitate compliance with federal and state disability laws, as specified.

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