Mountain View Business License Information

If you participate in more than one Mountain View event during the January to December year…

You will be required to have a business license by the second event. The cost is approximately $31.00. The license must be completed and submitted to the city prior to your participating in the second event. A business license is NOT required for participation in only one event yearly.


Instructions given to Pacific Fine Arts Festivals by HDL Companies (the company that handles the City’s licenses):

Dear Business Owner,

Attached to this email you will find the business license application for the City of Mountain View, please complete and return the document to our office for processing. If any additional information is required, a tax specialist from our office will contact you.  Please allow up to 3 to 5 business days for your application to be reviewed and processed. Once processed, a staff member will contact you detailing the steps required to establish a business license account and obtain your license certificate.  You will also receive instructions on how to pay your business license taxes and fees.

To apply via post mail/email/ fax:

  1. Please complete the attached application document. Fill out all fields that applies to you and your business.
  2. When completed, please send the application to City of Mountain View Business Support Center, 8839 N Cedar Ave #212, Fresno, CA 93720. Please do not remit payment with your application. Alternatively, you may scan and email the documents over to our offices at or via fax at (909) 348-0465.
  • SEC. 18.24. – Professional and semiprofessional persons.

Unless otherwise provided for, any person engaged in the business of carrying on any professional or semiprofessional business shall pay an annual license fee of thirty (30) dollars, including the following professions or semiprofessions [PFAF’s note: There is an additional $1 fee on top of the $30.00.]

If you have any questions, you may contact our office by phone at (888)602-0239, or by sending an email to Staff is available to assist you Monday through Friday from 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. (PST).

Mountain View Business License Application CLICK HERE 

Tax schedule information CLICK HERE

Write your check for $31.00 and in the MEMO area write “Artist.” Although there is a different address on the form, for quickest turn around we’ve been told you should mail your check and form to:
HDL Companies
8839 N. Cedar Ave #212
Fresno, CA 93720