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Business

There are more than 7,000 businesses in Carlsbad. The City of Carlsbad is committed to attracting new businesses and making it easier for existing businesses to thrive in the city.  The city is ready to assist businesses in completing these important steps required to operate a business in Carlsbad. Use this complete guide to get your business started.

News Headlines

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State of the City Event, 8/21

August 18, 2017 
Carlsbad residents are invited to a free showing of the 2017 State of the City video presentation, highlighting major...

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New Fix it App

August 16, 2017 
The City of Carlsbad has launched a new app called Carlsbad @Your Service, which lets people use their phones, tablets...

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Energy Study Approved

July 13, 2017 
The City of Carlsbad will participate in a joint study with other North County cities to determine the viability of...

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Draft Parking Plan Released

July 6, 2017 
The City of Carlsbad has released a draft parking management plan for managing and maximizing parking in the Village,...

General Information

Business License 
760-602-2495
business.license@carlsbadca.gov

Economic Development 
760-602-2712
760-602-8560 Fax

1635 Faraday Ave.
Carlsbad, CA 92008

Business Hours
Monday – Thursday: 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.