Local Requirements

Business Licenses

Business Licenses are required for businesses in the City Limits. Any person who conducts business in the City or is based in the City must obtain a business license on or before the date the business commences. A business license is not required for the unincorporated area of Shasta County, however, other requirements may apply.


Fire Prevention Information/Inspection

Businesses may be subject to a yearly inspection of facility - annual fee may be charged. Applies to: Food Manufacture; Miscellaneous Store Retailer; Other Direct Selling Establishment; Other Services to Buildings and Dwellings.

Contact Info:
Redding Fire Protection Department
1050 Parkview Avenue
Redding, CA 96001
Phone: (530) 225-4141
Shasta Lake Fire Protection Department
4126 Ashby Court
Shasta Lake, CA 96019
Phone: (530) 275-7474

Industrial Wastewater Discharge Permit

May be required if a facility discharges a hazardous material into the sewer.

Contact Info:
Clear Creek WWTP
760 Parkview Avenue
Redding, CA 96001-3396
Phone: (530) 225-4428
For Shasta Lake or unincorporated areas, contact:
Department of Forestry and Fire Protection
100 Cypress Avenue
Redding, CA 96001
Phone: (530) 225-2419

Land Use Permit/Zoning Clearance

Example: zone change, variance, conditional use permit. Required for business located within both incorporated city limits and unincorporated areas of the county.

Contact Info:
City of Redding
Planning Department
760 Parkview Avenue
Redding, CA 96001
Phone: (530) 225-4021
Anderson Community Development
Planning/Building Department
1887 Howard Street
Anderson, CA 96007
Phone: (530) 378-6636
City of Shasta Lake
Development Services/building & Planning
1650 Stanton Drive
Shasta Lake, CA 96019
Phone: (530) 275-7460
Shasta County
Department of Resource Management, Planning Division
1855 Placer Street, Suite 103
Redding, CA 96001
Phone: (530) 225-5532

Police Regulation/Public Safety Issues

Some city police departments may issue a permit i.e. burglar alarm, massage/adult business, peddlers, places of entertainment, second-hand dealers, solicitors, pawnbrokers, taxi-cabs, etc.- requirements vary from city to city. Applies to: Food Manufacture; Miscellaneous Store Retailer; Other Direct Selling Establishment; Other Services to Buildings and Dwellings.

Contact Info:
Redding Police Department 1313 California Street
Redding, CA 96001
Phone: (530) 225-4200
Anderson Police Department
2220 North Street
Anderson, CA 96007
Phone: (530) 378-6600

Fictitious Business Name Filing

Required if fictitious name is used.

Contact Info:
Shasta County Clerk
1643 Market Street
Downtown Mall
Redding, CA 96001
Phone: (530) 225-5378
Shasta County Environmental Health Services
1855 Placer Street, Suite 201
Redding, CA 96001
Phone: (530) 225-5787

Weights and Measures

Businesses using scales, fuel pumps, electronic or manual price lookup scanner devices, or other measuring devices must ensure proper calibration and pass inspections. Applies to: Food Manufacture.

Contact Info:
Shasta County Agriculture Commission
Weights and Measures Department
3179 Bechelli Lane, Suite 210
Redding, CA 96002
Phone: (530) 224-4949
 

Authority to Construct/Permit to Operate

Situations for which a permit application must be submitted include, but are not limited to: construction or installation of new equipment that may cause air pollution; modification of existing permitted equipment; transfer of equipment from one location to another; installation of abatement equipment used to control emissions.

Contact Info:
Shasta County Air Quality Management District
1855 Placer Street, Suite 101
Redding, CA 96001-1759
Phone: (530) 225-5674
 

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