- Plan a Business
- Start a Business
- Manage a Business
- Grow a Business
You’ve decided to start a business and now it’s time to legally register it. Use the Startup Guide for a custom roadmap on how to register your business with the City, County, State, and Federal government. Also, review our Starter Kits to see if a quick how-to-guide is available for your type of business.
Starting a business, but don't know where to start? Answer a few simple questions about your business and receive a roadmap on how to register your business.
For the most commonly opened business types in Los Angeles, we've put together a simple guide to help understand what you'll need to outfit your business with the right licenses and permits.
Registering your business is a key part of getting up and running. All companies doing business in the City of Los Angeles need to register with the City, and depending on how your business is set up, you may also need to register with the County, State and Federal government.