Business License Information

The Tax Collector's Office licenses businesses located in the unincorporated areas of Santa Barbara County. Businesses located in the unincorporated areas of Santa Barbara County, may require a business license from the County Tax Collector's Office. The majority of business licenses issued in the County pertain to:

Taxi Cab Drivers
Taxi Cab Operators
General Business License
Massage Therapists
Vending Machines

License Application Overview
Tax Collector staff will provide assistance to the applicant as they complete the application form and collect the non-refundable application fee.

After the application is complete, the applicant may be directed to other agencies, whose approval may be required. When all required approvals are completed, Tax Collector staff will issue the County Business License.

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