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Check the Zoning Regulations for Your Business Location

Before you get a business tax certificate, you need a zoning clearance.

Visit Zoning Check online to learn where you can locate your business in the City

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Call the Zoning Hotline

(510) 238-3911

Once you have found some possible locations for your business, you need to check the zoning regulations to see if your location is outright permitted, conditionally permitted or not permitted.

This step can be complicated, and unless you are familiar with planning and zoning regulations, we recommend you talk with a City of Oakland planner.