Business License Records

How to Search for Business License Records

 

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Instructions:

There are three places to search for Business License Records:

  1. From the Home page, use the global search if you know your Huntington Beach Business License number.


  2. From the Home page, select the “Search” dropdown and select “Business Licenses”.  This will take you to the Business Licenses tab


  3.  From the Home page, select the “Business Licenses” tab


    • Once you are in the Business License tab, you will see different search criteria available:

      • If you are not sure when the business opened in Huntington Beach, clear out the start date:

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    • Then search by one of the criteria:
  1. Search by Business License Number
    • Enter the Huntington Beach Business License Number

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    • Click the Search button near the bottom to execute the search
      • If the Business License is active, the result will be an exact match:

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  3. Search by Business Name
    • Business Name must be an exact match.  Otherwise, use % as a wild card, along with one key word of the business name:

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    • Click the Search button near the bottom to execute the search
      • The result will list all records containing the keyword entered above:


    • Click on the Record Number in blue to view the record you’re looking for.


  4. Search by Business Address
    • Business Address must be an exact match.  Otherwise, use % as a wild card along with the address number and/or street name:


    • Click the Search button near the bottom to execute the search
      • The result will list all records containing the street name entered above:


    • Click on Record Number in blue to view the record.


    • The record information screen will indicate:
      • Business License Number
      • Type of business location
      • Business Name
      • Entity name if LLC, Corporation, or Partnership
      • Business Address if at a commercial address in Huntington Beach
      • NAICS Code (North American Industry Classification System)
        • This number will provide a general overview of the business description.


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