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Business License Renewal

Post Date:06/04/2018 10:57 AM



The Town of Portola Valley Municipal Code requires obtaining a business license and paying the required fees prior to transacting, engaging in, or carrying on any business within the Town. If your business is NOT CURRENTLY CONDUCTING WORK within the Town of Portola Valley, nor anticipates conducting any business during the 2018-19 fiscal year, you do not need to renew your license at this time.

To renew your license and calculate fees owed, please download the Business License Application and fee worksheet available via



  • Return the application to the Town along with payment by July 31, 2018 to avoid fines.*
  • Your renewal certificate will be emailed back to you once processed.
  • Payments may be made by CHECK or CASH only; no credit cards accepted.
  • Walk-ins available during counter hours on Monday ~ Friday, 8 am to 12 pm and 1 pm to 3 pm.


Please email if you have any questions.


*If your application and fee are not received by July 31, 2018, please be advised that the Town will assess a late
penalty of 10% of the total license fee at the end of each month until the fee is paid (Municipal Code 5.20.030).

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