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Business License
No Business License Required
Although the City of Laguna Niguel does not require a business license, there are certain approvals required for a new business.
  • Some business may require a Use Permit. Please contact the Planning Department at (949) 362-4360
  • Home-based businesses require a Home Occupancy Permit. There are restrictions as to the type of business that a resident can operate out of a residential property.
  • Signs require a permit.
  • Banners are only permitted under certain conditions and require a Temporary Banner Permit. Balloons, pennants, flags, human signs, etc., are prohibited.

Please review the details provided under A Guide to Starting Your Own Business. You may also download a “No Business License Required Letter”. A list of helpful phone numbers may be found here.

Business Ownership Information
The City does not have business ownership information since we do not require a business license. The information may be obtained by contacting the County of Orange Clerk-Recorder’s Office at (714) 834-3005 or visit their website at The California Secretary of State’s website at provides State information on corporations and limited liability partnerships.

City of Laguna Niguel
30111 Crown Valley Parkway
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
Tel: (949) 362-4300
Fax: (949) 362-4340

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