Business Resources

Whether you're starting out or building up, Pasadena has resources to assist you. 

Pasadena City Hall

Business License

The Business License Office is open Monday - Friday, 7:30 am - 5:15 pm and is located at City Hall (100 N. Garfield) in Room N106. 
To apply for a Business License, click here


To access the citywide zoning map, click here. To view the zoning code and a list of zoning designations, click here.
If you have zoning related questions please contact the Planner of the Day (626) 744-6777. 

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Business Assistance
& Training

For over 50 years, SCORE has offered free business mentoring and education to entrepreneurs and small business.  Schedule a free one-on-one meeting with an area SCORE rep by calling Pasadena Economic Development at (626) 744-4660. For more info about SCORE, click here.

The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) hosted by Pasadena City College helps businesses start, grow and succeed.  For more info about their no-cost business advising and low cost training, click here.

Start & Grow your business with resources offered by the Small Business Administration.  Contact your local district office at (818) 552-3201.  For more information, click here.

Every week, over 100 innovators meet for coffee, networking and a presentation on an emerging topic or a look-in of a local company.  For more information on the Friday Morning Coffee Meetup, click here.

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