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West Sacramento Business Services

Economic Development staff provide guidance throughout the business process and references to business resources. 

For local assistance please contact:

Elijah Ortega, elijaho@rootshairsalonnorwich.com, (916) 617-5308.


How to Start a Business in West Sacramento

Step 1: Contact Economic Development to discuss your business plans

Step 2: Check Zoning

Step 3: Contact the Building Division regarding Occupancy and Building Permits

Step 4: Apply for a Business License

Step 5: Register with Yolo County for a Fictitious Business Name


CA State Requirements

Please visit CDTFA and CalGold for information regarding California State business reporting and license requirements.


Business Counseling, Financing & Support

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Chamber of Commerce

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The West Sacramento Chamber of Commerce is your voice for business. By participating in the Chamber, you have a variety of opportunities to meet new customers, new suppliers, and new partners. The Chamber helps create a firm and welcoming foundation for business to flourish and grow. It is an influential advocate in government relations and the conduit for community and economic information.

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