Business Licenses

Business License Process & Applications


On December 15, 2020 the City Council took action to waive the business license fees for one year, for businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. If you believe you are eligible to receive the waiver, please provide the following information and email it to the Building and Safety Department at building@cityofhesperia.us. Staff will review and reach out to you via email in regards to your request. Businesses classified as essential are not eligible for the waiver. 

To receive a consideration of waiver provide:
Your name
Your Email Address
Business License Number
Business Address
Supporting information/documentation to show that your business was impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Upon approval, a business license with a new expiration date will be emailed to the email address provided. 


All entities transacting business within the City of Hesperia must obtain and maintain a valid business license. The business license process commences upon submission of an application to the Business License Section at City Hall. Visit the following links for more information:
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Please note, if you are planning on operating your business from your home, please print and sign the Home Occupation Permit Information form as well. Submittals:
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Business License Activity Reports

Click here to access monthly business license reports for issued licenses.