Old Town PlacervilleIn the 1800s, adventurers flocked to El Dorado County, drawn by the prospect of the California Gold Rush. Fast forward to today, and El Dorado County remains a thriving hub for businesses, offering a diverse array of services that make it an ideal place to operate.

El Dorado County is open for business, and we're here to support you every step of the way as you work toward success.

Business Licenses

We're excited to support your business! Visit the following link to submit or renew your business license application, or access resources for local business owners.

Apply or Renew a Business License

Fictitious Business Names

Under the Business & Profession Code 17900, if your business name does not include your surname or gives the impression of additional owners, you are required to file a Fictitious Business Name Statement in the County you are doing business. Search business names and learn about filing your statement.

Visit the following link to search or file a Fictitious Business Statement.

Fictitious Business Names


Learn more about commercial growing, policy updates, and regulatory history. Read about new regulations on cannabis cultivation and how they may impact you.

Cannabis Information