Fees Calculated

How Are Fees Calculated?

Business license fees are based on the type of business and the amount of gross receipts the business generates as prescribed in Title 5 of the Seaside Municipal Code. For help in determining business type or calculating fees, please contact MuniServices at 866-240-3665 or view the Business License Fee Schedule (PDF).

Additional Fees

  • A fire inspection fee is required for businesses located in Seaside.
  • Each person obtaining a business license will also pay one dollar ($1), which will be used for city street decorations.
  • All solicitors, hawkers, peddlers and itinerant vendors will be required to obtain police clearance. Any person who is required to receive a clearance and investigative report from the Police Department, including fingerprinting and/or investigation, will pay a fee of twenty dollars ($20) for this service.