Starting a Business in the City of Pacific Grove
The City of Pacific Grove welcomes you to its business community. Starting a business can be exciting and challenging. We wish you great success in your new venture! The City of Pacific Grove requires all businesses operating within the City limits to obtain a business license and pay business license tax prior to commencing business operations.
The easiest and fastest way to apply for a new business license or renew your current license is using the online filing method. To begin, simply click on the "start now" button located on the right of this page. From the main menu please select the "apply" option to submit a new application for your business. Alternatively, you may download a copy of the business license application directly from the helpful forms section of this website.
Filing & Paying Your Lodging Establishment TOT & HID
Transient Occupancy Tax and HID Assessment returns for Hotels, Motels, B&Bs, RV Parks or Vacation Rentals can now be submitted via mail, e-mail, online, and by phone to simplify your monthly reporting. To submit your TOT online please click the “Start Now” button found on the right and select the "Renew" option to begin your monthly filing process.
If you need further assistance or help applying for a business license, you are welcome to contact us at Support@HdLgov.com or by phone at (888) 602-0239.