How do I start a home-based business in the City of La Habra?
A home-based business requires a Home Occupation Permit Application (HOPA), with a one time fee as specified in the Master Fee Schedule. The HOPA must be approved by Community Preservation Division. It usually takes 3 - 5 working days. You will be notified whether your permit is approved or not approved. If your HOPA is approved, you will be issued an approval number, and you must then apply for a City Business License. You can fill-up the application online, pick up an application at City Hall Cashier's window or contact the Community Preservation Division at 562-383-4134.

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1. Do I need a business license to operate a business in the City?
2. How do I start a home-based business in the City of La Habra?
3. How can I pay for a business license?
4. I filled out an application and paid the fees for a new business in La Habra and I have not received my certificate.
5. I have questions regarding a home-based business?
6. There are some questions on the application that I do not know how to answer or do not apply to my business?
7. What if I sell my business?
8. What should I do before I apply for a Business License?
9. Where can I find the fees for my business license?
10. Where can I get a business license?
11. Where do I pick up a business license application or to pay for a business license?