Business Licenses

BUSINESS LICENSE RENEWAL NOTICES MAILED SEPTEMBER 4, 2020; HdL COMPANIES SELECTED TO ADMINISTER BUSINESS LICENSES ON CITY’S BEHALF

On September 4, 2020, the City issued business license renewal notices to all businesses registered with the City in 2020. Businesses should have received those renewal letters within a week from issuance. If you have not received your business license renewal notice, please contact Amanda Long with our office at the contact information provided on this page. 

The City has contracted with HdL Companies to perform our business license renewal and application process, and as the platform we will use for online business applications now and in the future. The renewal notices businesses received from them indicate a mailing address in Fresno, CA. The renewal notices from HdL Companies are legitimate

Businesses are encouraged to renew their business license online following the link and instructions provided in the renewal notice. This will expedite processing of your business license. However, mail-in payment is also accepted at the mailing address indicated in the notice. HdL Companies will issue the business license on our behalf to you by mail.

If you have any questions or need assistance with your business license renewal, please contact HdL’s Customer Support by telephone at (408)325-6206 or email scottsvalley@HdLGov.com.

Application Process

Applying for a Business License can now be done quickly and easily online.

Visit the website: https://scottsvalley.hdlgov.com/

Please refer to the informational handouts above on How to Renew and How to Apply. This information will assist you in the application process. 

For further inquiries regarding this process,or help with your account number or pin, please contact HdL's Customer Support Center by phone (408) 325-6206 or by email scottsvalley@HdLGov.com.

BUSINESS LICENSE RENEWAL DEADLINE EXTENDED

On June 9, 2020, the Director of Civil Defense and Disaster signed Order No. 04-2020 (COVID-19) extending the deadline to obtain a business license, and on June 17, 2020, the City Council pass Resolution No. 1978 confirming the Order, which states: 

Overview

In accordance with Section 5.04 of the Scotts Valley Municipal Code, Business Licenses, any person engaging in or carrying on any business, profession, show, exhibition, or game of any type whatsoever in the City, must first pay an appropriate license fee and procure a license from the Finance Department at 831-440-5610. 

New Disability Access Notification Requirements

Per state law, local agencies are required to provide the following notice to applicants for business licenses and commercial building permits regarding disability access laws.

Additional Information

View a list of helpful Finance Resources.

  1. Amanda Long

    Accountant I
    Phone: 831-440-5612

  2. Laurie Grundy

    Senior Accountant
    Phone: 831-440-5614