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Business Licenses in La Mesa
Per La Mesa Municipal Code Section 6.04, anyone doing business in the City of La Mesa must have a Business License issued by the City of La Mesa. This includes:
  • All businesses with La Mesa addresses
  • Residents working from their homes
  • Out-of-city businesses such as contractors, sub-contractors, delivery businesses, etc.
  • All professionals, per La Mesa Municipal Code Section 6.08.040.

Doing business in the city is defined as being located in or entering into the city to conduct business with the intent of being paid. This includes businesses based in other cities that enter La Mesa as part of their work such as contractors and delivery companies. It also includes businesses that are located here but may not have customers in La Mesa. Having a presence, even temporarily, in La Mesa requires a business license.

Business License Lists
Business license listings are updated monthly and are available through the following:

Donna Rubalcava
Business License Officer

City Hall
8130 Allison Ave
La Mesa, CA 91942

Mailing Address:
Attn: Business Licensing
8130 Allison Ave
P.O. Box 937
La Mesa, CA 91944-0937

Ph: 619.667.1118
Fx: 619.667.1131

Monday - Friday
7:30 am - 5:30 pm

Closed alternate Fridays
La Mesa City Hall    8130 Allison Ave.    La Mesa, CA 91942    Ph: 619.463.6611