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Every person or business that sells tangible items, provides service, or has a commercial, industrial, retail location, business office, or an Internet business within the City of Newark must have a Newark business license.

Planning Department approval is required for all businesses located within the city limits of Newark. Please contact the Planning Department at (510) 578-4330 for zoning regulations regarding the business location. Zoning approval is required prior to issuance of business license. Special restrictions and conditions may require the approval of a conditional use permit from the Planning Department prior to operation. Conditional use permits may take more time to acquire.

Submit Business License application to:

City of Newark
Business License
37101 Newark Blvd.
Newark, CA  94560

or by:

fax at (510) 578-4358

For questions, call: Cashier/Business License (510) 578-4310

Please allow approximately 10 Business Days for review and approval of your application. Incomplete applications will delay the approval process of your application.

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