Business Registration/Licensing

Business Registration/Licensing


Effective January 4, 2022, Covid-19 safety protocols have been reinstated in the City of Montebello due to an increase in Covid-19 transmission.

Public access to City Hall is CLOSED until January 31, 2022. Operations will be reevaluated at the end of the month. All city services remain operational. The public is encouraged to use the city's online tools or download the free "MyMontebello" app on Android and Apple phones.

Residents may call the Community Hotline at (323) 887-4540 for information and assistance. For more information and to check status, please visit:

This is the government office for the city of Montebello. Services include election information, city information lines, business licensing, building and occupancy inspections, permits, city maintenance and planning and zoning, garbage/trash pickup and large item trash/garbage pickup. Geographic restrictions apply for some services; business-related services are provided only for businesses located in Montebello.

The city provides building permits, electrical permits, elevator permits, mechanical permits and plumbing permits for any contracted work done within city limits.

City maintenance includes street maintenance, street construction/repair, street lighting maintenance and street cleaning.

Trash services within the city are provided by Athens Services. The company will also pick up large, bulky items including furniture, mattresses or appliances. APPLICATION PROCEDURE Call or walk in for information or service. Call or walk in to the finance department to apply for a business license; special permits may be required.

Call Athens Services for trash services; Large, bulky item pick up must be arranged 24-hours before the regular collection day. FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE There are no fees for most services. The fee for a business license is based on estimated gross receipts plus a one-time processing fee of $30. There are fixed fees for various permits. There are fixed fees for regular trash services; there are no fees for large, bulky item pickup.
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1600 W. Beverly Blvd.

Montebello , CA 90640 (Physical)

Get directions
Service hours
Monday through Thursday, 7:30am to 5:30pm.

Service/Intake and Administration

(323) 887-1263


(323) 887-1437 (City Clerk) (323) 887-1477 (Planning Dept.) (323) 887-1490 (Code Enforcement Division) (323) 887-1390 (Economic Development) (323) 558-1810 (Transportation Scheduling) (323) 558-1625 (Transportation Registration) (888) 336-6100 (Trash & Large Item Pickup - Athens Services)


(323) 887-1410

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