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The business license tax varies, depending on the type of business. Follow three steps to determine which category your business falls under, which forms must be completed, and which fees will apply to your business.

For questions regarding new business licenses and renewal business licenses, view the Business License Frequently Asked Questions.

Step 1

Determine your business category by viewing the . IF YOUR BUSINESS TYPE IS NOT LISTED, YOUR BUSINESS CATEGORY WILL BE “OTHER BUSINESSES”.

Step 2

Select whether your business is in a commercial location, a home business, or located outside of Rocklin. Then find the forms and fees that apply to your business type.

Commercial Location in Rocklin / Business outside of Rocklin

Apartments/Hotels Apartment-Hotel Application Fees

Flat Fees

  • Contractor
    (CA Contractor License Class A or B)
  • Manufacturing and Public Utilities
  • Miscellaneous Activities
  • Professional
  • Service
  • Subcontractor
    (CA Contractor License Class C or D)
  • Transportation & Trucking
Flat Fee Application - Comm Fees
Other Businesses (e.g. retail, consultants, massage, internet, and most home businesses) Other Businesses - Gross Receipts Comm Fees

Home Business in Rocklin 

Flat Fees

  • Contractor
    (CA Contractor License Class A or B)
  • Professional
  • Service
  • Subcontractor
    (CA Contractor License Class C or D)
Flat Fee Application - Home Fees
Other Businesses (e.g. retail,
consultants, massage, internet, and most home businesses)
Other Business - Gross Receipts Home Fees

Step 3

Fill out and return the business application forms with the correct payment amount to the City Hall, first floor.