Business License Categories and Fees
An annual registration tax applies for each license, and, depending on the business activity, each business will also pay a mill tax, flat rate, or a combination of both. Please see the Stockton Municipal Code for more information about business categories and the application of fees; a link is provided under External Links below.
- General Contractors and Developers
- Ice Cream Vendors
- Itinerant Merchants
- Manufacturing, Processing, Packing, and Public Utility
- Massage Establishments
- Motorized Food Wagons
- Pawnbrokers, Secondhand Dealers, and Junk Dealers
- Peddlers and Solicitors
- Retail, Rental, and Miscellaneous
- Speciality Contractors
Wholesale and Newspaper Publication
Penalties accrue at 15% per month of the applicable business license tax due - to a maximum of 60%. In addition, you may be required to pay 25% in additional penalties for engaging in business without the required license.
This City of Stockton webpage last reviewed on --- 3/18/2011