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Volunteer Information

Business License - 909-620-2343


All individuals and companies doing business in the City of Pomona are required by the City Code (Section 50-331, et. seq.) to obtain a City of Pomona Business License prior to commencing operations. Application for a license may be made online using the below link or at the Business License counter (of the Revenue Management Division) on the first floor of City Hall, during our regular business hours. It should be noted that both residential and commercial property rentals are considered as business operations, and must be licensed accordingly.

Please feel free to call the Business License Unit at 909-620-2343, should you wish additional information.


 Business License Tax Schedule:

NPDES/FOG Information 

Senate Bill 205 Business License Stormwater Discharge Compliance
California Senate Bill No. 205 (SB205), approved in October 2019 mandates “regulated” industrial facilities demonstrate enrollment under the State Water Resources Control Boards (SWRCB) Industrial General Permit (IGP) prior to being issued a new or renewed business license. To meet the requirements of SB205, businesses applying for a business license within the City of Pomona must complete and submit the Environmental Questionnaire (link below). SB205 is effective as of January 1, 2020.

Applicants that fall under a certain category will need to provide, under penalty of perjury, their primary State Industrial Classification (SIC) Code. Link to look up SIC Code is

The contents of SB205 can be viewed at and FAQ are provided below.

If the SIC Code is regulated by the IGP, then one of the following must also be provided: Waste Discharge Identification Number (WDID), WDID Application Number, No Exposure Certification Identification Number (NEC), or Notice of Non-applicability Identification Number (NONA). The City is also required to confirm that information submitted to demonstrate enrollment or application actually applies to that business and its facility/facilities.

For more information and assistance regarding IGP coverage please visit :

 Sidewalk Vending


A state fee of $4 on any applicant for a local business or similar instrument or permits, or renewal thereof.

"Under federal and state law, compliance with disability access laws is a serious and significant responsibility that applies to all California building owners and tenants with buildings open to the public. You may obtain information about your legal obligations and how to comply with disability access laws at the following agencies:

AB 1607 – California Law prohibits any business from discriminating, with respect to the price charged for services of similar or like kind, against a person because of a person’s gender. Please read the below requirements for businesses in regards to AB 1607.


Thank you for choosing to do business in the City of Pomona!


Utility User Tax - 909-620-2062


Utility User Tax Information 

Since 1969, City of Pomona residents have paid a tax on their utility bills, which helps to fund a wide array of vital City services. The Utility Users' Tax is applied to electric, gas, telephone and water billings, and presently stands at a rate of nine (9%) percent.

For those households with limited gross incomes, a Utility Users' Tax exemption may be available, based upon income and family size:


If you wish to apply for the exemption click here, and print out a copy of the application, fill it out, and return it with proof of income (copies) to the following address:

          City of Pomona Finance Department
          Revenue Management Division
          P. O. Box 660
          Pomona, CA 91769
          Attn: Utility Users' Tax Desk

If you have any questions, need assistance in completing the form, or wish to have the application mailed to you, please feel free to call us at 909-620-2062, during regular City Hall business hours.



Business - 909-620-2343

Business License

Business License

Tax Information

Tax Information






Pomona Chamber Of Commerce

Pomona Chamber of Commerce


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