No, the City does not permit street vending, even for special holidays like Valentine's Day, Easter, Mother's Day, etc. To report a street vendor, please call the Neighborhood Improvement Division at 562.801.4332 during regular business hours, or contact Sherriff's Station at 562.949.2421 during evenings and weekends.
Yes, a business license application is required for businesses which are operated out of a residential property. Note that home-based businesses typically involve a home office only, such as for phone calls, paper work, emails, filing and mailing only. For more inforamtion, please visit this page: http://www.pico-rivera.org/bus/new/licenses/hop.asp
Film permits are required for all motion picture, television or commercial still photography projects on both public or private property within the City of Pico Rivera. Exemptions to a film permit are: News media working on breaking news stories; Non-profit organizations (those with Section 501 (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code designation); and, all filming intended solely for private use (i.e., home videos, school projects, etc.). For more information, please visit this page: http://www.pico-rivera.org/bus/fliming/default.asp
Fees for the business license vary by the type of business and anticipated gross receipts. For more information, please visit: http://www.pico-rivera.org/bus/new/licenses/default.asp or call the Business License Division at (562) 801-4329.
If your business is located in a commercial zone, you may be able to have the outdoor event at subject to approval of a Temporary Use Permit. Generally, businesses located in industrial zones are not able to have outdoor events. For more information, please contact the Planning Division at 562.801.4332.
Yes, a business license application is required for businesses located outside of the City that are conducting business in the City of Pico Rivera. Examples include, but are not limited to: contractors, subcontractors, handyman services (i.e., plumbers, electricians, and roof installers), etc. For more information, please visit this page: http://www.pico-rivera.org/bus/new/licenses/outtown.asp
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The City of Pico Rivera requires a business license whenever any revenue is being generated within the City. A business license is required regardless of the trade, profession or occupation and regardless of whether the main business address is located within the City. For information regarding business licenses, please visit this page: http://www.pico-rivera.org/bus/new/licenses/default.asp .
To request a grand opening/ribbon-cutting event, please contact Raymond Chavez at (562) 801-4368 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The City offers numerous incentives for both new and existing businesses. For information regarding the types of incentives available, please visit this page: http://www.pico-rivera.org/bus/new/incentives_.asp
A Certificate of Occupancy (C of O) is a certificate issued by the City which authorizes the occupancy of a building for a specific business or purpose. A Certificate of Occupancy also signifies zoning approval, meaning that the business is located within an appropriately zoned property in conformance with the City’s zoning regulations. For more information, please visit this page: http://www.pico-rivera.org/depts/ced/building/certificate_of_occupancy.asp
The City offers numerous services to help your business on its road to success. For information regarding these services, please visit: http://www.pico-rivera.org/bus/new/new_business_assistance.asp
The City's zoning atlas is available here: http://www.pico-rivera.org/civica/filebank/blobdload.asp?BlobID=2738
To find out which major businesses are located in the City, please visit: http://www.pico-rivera.org/bus/new/who.asp
For zoning information, please call the Planning Division at (562) 801-4332.