alt The Menifee Valley Chamber of Commerce is your voice in Menifee and as an active and strategic Chamber partner you will be able to share in its growth and development. Membership in the Menifee Valley Chamber of Commerce provides businesses with a platform for effectively developing strong relationships with other businesses. 

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alt The City of Menifee is located in southwestern Riverside County approximately 30 miles southeast of the City of Riverside, California. The City encompasses approximately 50 square miles with an overall population of over 90,000.                                                                                                                           


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Deciding where to locate your business is one of the most important decisions you will make in the process of growing your endeavor. Menifee is uniquely positioned to allow you to be as successful as you can be, with tremendous institutional and cultural anchors.

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Chairman Circle

Menifee Valley Chamber offers our elite members the opportunity to showcase their businesses in our Chairman Circle. These businesses are highlighted in all of our print advertising as well as on all social networking.


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If you are planning to conduct business in the City of Menifee you must obtain a City of Menifee business license. If you are starting a new business, you must also check to see if you need to record a Fictitious Business Name by contacting the Riverside County Assessor or if you require a state reseller's license by contacting the State Board of Equalization.

Who Needs a License

Depending on the type of business you conduct, you may be required to interact with more than 1 city department to acquire a business license. For example, your business facility may require city zoning or building code approval, or the services you provide may require special licenses. All in city commercial based businesses require a commercial occupancy permit. For residential based business, all new applications will require an application for home occupation status.

Businesses that are not physically located within the city limits may also be required to obtain a City of Menifee business license if they are conducting business within the city. For detailed information on the city's business tax, licenses, and regulations, please review the city's Municipal Code.

Electronic Registration System

The Board of Equalization (BOE) is pleased to announce eReg, a new Electronic Registration system, effective June 18, 2012. eReg will help businesses get their necessary permits with the BOE and start operating faster, speeding up their positive local economic impact. Read more about eReg by going to the BOE's website.

Frequently Asked Questions
Please review a list of the most frequently asked questions in regards to the city's Business licenses including application fees visit the City of Menifee Business License FAQ page.

Business License Payment Options

  • Online *Renewal Only*
    Renew Online
  • By Mail
    City of Menifee
    Attn: Business License Dept.
    29714 Haun Road
    Menifee, CA 92586
  • In Person
    City of Menifee
    29714 Haun Road
    Menifee, CA 92586

Business License Application

You may complete a business license applicationat City Hall or print the form here: Business License Application 

Sub-Contractor Business License Forms

What is the cost of a business license?

The cost of a new business license is $65 plus $1 CASP Fee and renewals are $35 plus $1 CASP Fee. For new businesses filing for the first time after March 31st the city prorates based on the start date of the business. For all existing businesses renewing after January 1st of each year, a penalty will be added to your renewal pursuant to the City's penalty schedule. Penalties are assessed at 100% rate sixty days after delinquency. Proration schedule (new businesses only):