Existing Licenses

Renew or Close Your License

If you are an existing business license holder in the City of Paso Robles, you will automatically be sent renewal information. Renewal statements are mailed approximately mid-June each year and are due by June 30th. If payment for your business license renewal is received or postmarked by May 31st, a 10% discount may be taken.

Visit the links below to do the following:

Information Changes

If you change ownership, location or type of business, you will need to complete a Business License Application. Download the Business License Application (PDF), pick one up at 821 Pine Street, Suite A, or obtain one by emailing Administrative Services or calling 805-237-3999.

Please mark the appropriate box in the upper right-hand corner of the application.

Transient Occupancy Tax (TOT)

The TOT applies to hotels, motels and rooming houses, or vacation rentals, pursuant to Municipal Code, Chapter 3.26. Read more about the TOT or pay your TOT online.

Business License Directory

Download the Directory of Business Licenses (PDF) within the City of Paso Robles, or access a downloadable / sortable list via Google Docs. To sort by a specific column, click on the column title.

For a copy of a business license or any other questions, email Administrative Services or call 805-237-3999.