Operating a business requires either a city or county license. Individuals seeking to operate a business must apply to the office having jurisdiction over the zone where the individual resides when outside the city or county.
Information regarding business licenses and permits is available at the Calgold web-site: www.calgold.ca.gov
The California Permit, License and Certification Guides are available at: http://businessportal.ca.gov/registration-permits/permits-licenses-and-certifications
Guides identify State requirements. State agencies, departments, and offices responsible for processing and monitoring State mandated licensing requirements are included with contact information.