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Business License Database

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The following files are updated monthly, usually after the 1st of the month:

Data fields are from left to right:

  1. DBA# (Doing Business As number) - internal number used by Finance department to track each business.
  2. Business Name
  3. Business location address line 1
  4. Business location address line 2
  5. Business location city
  6. Business location state
  7. Business location zip code
  8. Mail address line 1
  9. Mail address line 2
  10. Mail address city
  11. Mail address state
  12. Mail address zip code
  13. Owner name 
  14. Co-Owner name
  15. Attn: To name
  16. Start date - reported start date of business.
  17. #Empl - Number of employees reported by business.
  18. BIA Type - Business Improvement Assessment type
  19. BIA Zone - Business Improvement Assessment zone
  20. Business Type description

If you have questions about this information, please contact: 

City of Santa Cruz, Finance Department
Revenue Division

Phone: 831-420-5070
Fax: 831-420-5061

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