Business License

*Due to COVID-19, the business license department is only accepting appointments remotely. Please note city hall is closed to the public. You can contact Aracely Villasenor via phone or email:


Phone: 323-773-5143 ext. 235

Currently the City is only accepting renewals by mail. Please send your check or money order to the following address:

City of Cudahy

5220 Santa Ana Street

Cudahy, CA 90201

Inside City Businesses may use the following link to access the tax rate schedule.

For any questions or concerns please contact the business license department by phone at 323-773-5143 x235 or by email.

Businesses on a Corner in Cudahy

The City of Cudahy welcomes new business enterprises, and values the many businesses that have made Cudahy their home.

This section is a guide for a new businesses in the City of Cudahy that may answer a variety of questions you may have, for example, selecting a name, and all of the required permits and licenses that may apply.

Steps to Getting a Business License

Prior to obtaining a business license from the City of Cudahy, the following steps are required:

Business Assistance Programs

If you should have any questions or require additional guidance, the City of Cudahy has a Business Assistance Program in place. Representatives from the program can be contacted at Cudahy City Hall.

Business Forms