Starting a Business
Starting a business can be tricky. To get started, find out at the city council where you plan to start your business, and then at the appropriate federal, state, and county offices, making sure you get all the licenses and permits that the rules dictate. The following links should help you begin the process of finding and obtaining licenses and permits.
Offices of the Different Cities in San Joaquin County
San Joaquin County
License and Permits
State of California
Permit to Sell in Different Counties
Commercial Tax Number
1550 W. Fremont
Stockton, CA 95205
Stockton City Hall
Building Permits/Operating License
How to Communicate with Your Councilmember
Comerciantes Unidos is an organization made up of San Joaquin County Hispanic Entrepreneurs, located in Stockton, CA that awards $500 scholarships to high school students currently in 12th grade who are going to transfer to a Community College or University to continue their studies.