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If you are charging a fee for a service, you are considered to be in business and would need a business license, whether or not you have a fixed place of business or are working out of your home. Even if you rent space from an established business, such services include:
If you sell merchandise, either retail or wholesale, whether from your home, a commercial business location, or come into the city from outside of the city limits of Paso Robles to conduct sales, you need a business license.
It’s simple to obtain a business license. You may either download the Business License Application (PDF) or pick up the form from Administrative Services, located at 821 Pine Street. Learn more about obtaining a new business license.
Each incorporated city has its own regulations and you should contact each about their requirements. However, as an example, if you have a valid business license for City of Atascadero, you would also need one for Paso Robles.
Yes, you do need a separate license if you are planning to do business in the City of Paso Robles.
A County of San Luis Obispo business license is only good in unincorporated areas, such as Templeton, Creston and Shandon. It does not allow you to operate in the City of Paso Robles.
Bus schedules, fares, and other pertinent transit information can be found on the San Luis Obispo Regional Transit Authority website.
Yes! You can pay your water and sewer bill online by visiting www.invoicecloud.com/pasoroblesca.
To make a payment by phone, please call 1-844-321-9512.
Read how your water bill and sewer bill are calculated each month.
Water and sewer service is billed on the 1st day of each month.
Bills are considered delinquent if not paid by 5 p.m. on the 5th day of the following month. Those accounts will be assessed a 10% penalty. Accounts not paid by the 15th of the following month will be subject to termination.
Call Administrative Services Department, Water Services Division of the City of Paso Robles at or come in to Administrative Services, located at 821 Pine Street. Read more information about starting or stopping service.
The sewer charge on your account is a sewer user fee to collect, treat, and discharge your wastewater.
City ordinance requires that all tenants pay a deposit and provide name and address of the property owner/management company. Read the Water Ordinance (PDF) (Section 14.04.120 of the Municipal Code) for more information.
The city offers a direct payment option from your checking account.
Through the Direct Payment Plan, you authorize the City of Paso Robles to deduct your payment automatically from your checking account or charge to your credit / debit card. You no longer have to worry about paying your bills when you are on vacation or out of town on business.
Read the Direct Payment Plan Brochure (PDF) for information about signing up and using this service.
The city publishes an annual Water Quality Report that lists water hardness. Check out the most recent Water Quality Report (PDF). You may also phone the Administrative Services Department, Water Services Division at 805-237-3996 to obtain that information.
Learn more about water softeners and their effects on the city's sewer system.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) sets national limits for city water systems. The City of Paso Robles' Water Quality Report conforms to these requirements.
For additional questions you may call the EPA’s Safe Drinking Water Hotline at 800-426-4791, or Water Services at 805-237-3996.
For questions regarding your water bill, due dates, and billing schedules, email the Water Services Division or call 805-237-3996, Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.
For leaks and low water pressure calls during business hours (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.), contact the Administrative Services Department, Water Services Division at 805-237-3996. After hours, contact the Police Department at 805-237-6464.
Are you curious how to read your own meter or check for leaks? Check out the Public Works Water Division meter information.
Yes, there are four drop boxes for water bills:
Call Administrative Services Department, Water Services Division of the City of Paso Robles at 805-237-3996 or come in to 821 Pine Street. Learn more about construction hydrants.