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Business License and Permits

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Who Needs a Business License?

You are required to have a City of Torrance Business License if your company is located in the City of Torrance; will physically be working in the City of Torrance; or will be using your own vehicles to deliver to the City of Torrance.

For additional information and licensing requirements, please contact the City of Torrance Business License Division at (310) 618-5828.

Commonly Used Business License and Permit Applications/Forms

City of Torrance Registered Businesses

Click on the link below for instructions on how to list your business on the City of Torrance website, along with a full listing of businesses already registered.

  • Instructions and City of Torrance Business Listing click on this link.

New Businesses

 2020  2019 2018


Licensed Food Trucks (as of June 2020)

Finance Department - Business License Division
Phone: (310) 618-5828
Hours: 7:30 AM to 5:30 PM (Monday through Friday, closed alternate Fridays)

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