Revenue

The Revenue Division is responsible for the collection of all fees, taxes and penalties owed to the city, and safekeeping of the funds invested, and deposited in various financial institutions.

The Division issues business licenses, dog licenses, transient occupancy tax forms, yard sale permits, and residential parking permits to the public. We provide a constant information service at the front counter, the collection of payments for city utility bills, invoices, fees and permits for all city departments and investment revenue for city funds.

The Revenue Division Office is located at
35 Cajon Street, Suite 15B  (909) 798-7544

Business Licenses   (909) 798-7557,  BusinessLicense@cityofredlands.org
Dog Licenses            (909) 798-7544
Yard Sale Permits    (909) 798-7544

Business Licenses - click to display information
We are currently unable to accept applications or payments for Business Licenses online, however future improvements are planned that will help us offer this to our customers.  

Customers seeking to obtain a new business license or to renew an expired or expiring business license will want to email BusinessLicense@cityofredlands.org to obtain an application. Please include some general information as to the nature of your business in the email. Alternatively, customers can call the Business License Division at (909) 798-7557, however due to our call volumes and front counter traffic, call backs may take anywhere from 1 to 2 business days to return.

Once your application has been submitted along with the appropriate payment, please allow 4 to 6 weeks for processing of the official business license certificate. We strive to process renewals and applications for new business license certificates as quickly as possible, but due to the simultaneous timing of renewals throughout the City our turnaround times can often take longer.

Business licenses are required of all people or corporations conducting business within the City of Redlands. More information regarding the specific provisions of the City’s Municipal Code on business licenses can be found here: Chapter 5.04 - Business Licenses Generally.

Business Licenses are issued by the Revenue Division of the Management Services / Finance Department.  Their office is located at 35 Cajon Street, Suite 15B.  Further information may be obtained by calling (909) 798-7557 or by emailing BusinessLicense@cityofredlands.org
Dog Licenses - click to display information
If you reside inside the City limits and own a dog, you must secure a City dog license for your pet per Municipal Code 6.04.020. Your dog is required by law to be licensed by four (4) months of age, within 30 days of moving to the City or within 30 days of acquiring a dog. You must obtain a State approved rabies vaccination for your dog that must be administered by a licensed veterinarian. The vet will provide you with a rabies certificate. This certificate must be presented to the Revenue Division office as proof of vaccination when you purchase your dog’s license. The City Revenue Division office is located at 35 Cajon St., Suite 15B, and can be reached by calling (909) 798-7544. The first vaccination will be good for a 12-month period. The license will also be good for one year. When the dog is re-vaccinated, the vaccine will protect your pet for a three-year period per Municipal Code 6.04.140.  A City license must be purchased yearly. The license fee for a one year period is $23 for unaltered and $11.50 for altered as long as presented within the 30 day period; otherwise, penalties will apply per Municipal code 6.04.090.  In order to obtain the altered rate, the certificate of alteration/sterilization must be presented to the Revenue Division.

Your rabies vaccination protects your pet against the deadly rabies virus. The State of California is still considered a rabies state. The City of Redlands has had ten (10) bats test positive in a three-year period. This is reason enough to abide by vaccination laws. Your City license assists in providing proof of vaccination and is a great way for shelter staff to identify your animal should your dog be impounded. Shelter staff will be able to trace the license number directly to you and will be able to notify you immediately that your dog has been picked up. You then can be reunited with your animal quickly.