Business License and Permits

To apply for or renew a business license:



Phone: 661-247-8384

September 30 renewals have not been mailed out as we are transitioning to a new platform. More information will be coming in October. There will be no late fees or delinquent charges on all accounts.

The City of Palmdale has always valued its relationship with the business community.  Effective October 5, 2020, we are pleased to announce some changes to our business licensing procedures that are designed to streamline the process for remitting fees to the City.  The City has contracted with the HdL Companies to provide assistance to the business community for all of their business license needs.

The HdL Business Support Center will provide the business community with support for all aspects including application, payment, certificate issuance, and general support for your business needs. The City and HdL are working closely to ensure a seamless transition with little to no impact on our business community. 

The Business Support Center will also offer a variety of online support options allowing for filing and paying of business licenses online as well as obtaining copies of forms and other relevant information. 

The Business Support Center offers telephone support hours Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. PST, as well as email contact options. You may choose to take advantage of our new and improved online filing and payment portal, which will allow you the convenience of filing, renewing, and paying your business license online.  

To apply or renew visit online

Customer Support

For assistance with applying or renewing your business license, you may contact the HdL support center by email at or by phone at 661-247-8384.

Senate Bill 1186 (Steinberg, Disability Access)

On January 1, 2013, Government Code Section 4467 became effective, establishing the Disability Access and Education Revolving Fund and adding a state fee of $1 to all new local business licenses or renewals.

Beginning January 1, 2018, the State mandated $1 fee for accessibility training increased to $4.

For information regarding this bill, visit the following websites: 

If you need to contact the City of Palmdale Business License please call  661-267-5434