Please select from one of the application types below:

Commercial Business Location or an Industrial Location

If you are conducting business in Garden Grove at a commercial business location or an industrial location, please fill out these two forms:

Submitting Application Online

If you would like to submit your application and location review form electronically, you must complete the Credit Card Authorization form and attach at the same time.

Email all three forms to businesslicense@ggcity.org

Home Based Business

If you are using your residence (home) in Garden Grove as the headquarters of your business, please complete these two forms:

Submitting Application Online

If you would like to submit your application and residential location review form electronically, you must complete the Credit Card Authorization form and attach at the same time.

Email all three forms to businesslicense@ggcity.org

Businesses Based Outside Garden Grove

If you are conducting business in Garden Grove but are based (headquartered) in another city (such as Contractors), please fill out this form:

Submitting Application Online

If you would like to submit your application and residential location review form electronically, you must complete the Credit Card Authorization form and attach at the same time.

Email both forms to businesslicense@ggcity.org

Residential Tax Application

If you have residential property that is being rented out, such as apartment buildings, single family residences, condominiums or an ADU in the city of Garden Grove, please fill out this form:

Submitting Application Online

If you would like to submit your application and residential location review form electronically, you must complete the Credit Card Authorization form and attach at the same time.

Email both forms to businesslicense@ggcity.org

Additional Assistance

  • For a list of FAQ’s regarding business licenses, click here.
  • For assistance in filling out your business license application, click here.
  • If you have any questions on which forms you should fill out, or if you haven't heard from us within three weeks, please contact us at (714) 741-5074.