How long will it take for me to receive my business license in the mail?
For new applications: In-city licenses usually take 4-8 weeks and 8-10 weeks during the months of December and January. Out-of-city and home occupation licenses typically take 2-4 weeks to process.

For renewal applications: Most licenses typically take 2-4 weeks to process.

Current processing times for In-City business license applications are 4-8 weeks.

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1. How long will it take for me to receive my business license in the mail?
2. Can I obtain a list of businesses in the City of La Mesa?
3. What methods of payment does the City of La Mesa accept?
4. Who do I notify about a suspected unlicensed business?
5. What is the City of La Mesa's policy regarding solicitation?
6. Is a business license all that I need to operate my business in a legal manner?