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Business License Online Renewal
Business Licenses and Transient Occupancy Tax (TOT) returns and payments can now be processed online for the City of Half Moon Bay. If any business related information has changed, or is incorrect, please make the necessary changes during the renewal process. If changes need to be made to any account related information that is not available online, please submit your renewal and corrections by postal mail.
Senate Bill (SB) 205, signed by Gov. Newsom in 2019, requires a person or entity who conducts a business operation that is a “regulated industry” to demonstrate enrollment with the NPDES permit program. The SB 205 only affects those businesses with primary Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) codes that are identified by the State Water Board as requiring enrollment in the Industrial General Permit (IGP) are affected. Completion and submission of this information is required with your 2020 business license renewal. For more information, please click
For Business License: After completing the online renewal process, please allow up to 3 weeks to receive your new business license certificate.
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Enter your business license account number. This number can be found on your renewal form in the box labeled "Online Renewals Now Available."
Enter your online renewal pin number. This number can be found on your renewal form in the information box labeled "Online Renewals Now Available." Click
to have the PIN emailed to the primary contact's email on file.
City of Half Moon Bay
C/O HdL Support Center
8839 N. Cedar Ave. #212 • Fresno, CA 93720