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There are more than 7,000 businesses in Carlsbad. The City of Carlsbad is committed to attracting new businesses and making it easier for existing businesses to thrive in the city.  The city is ready to assist businesses in completing these important steps required to operate a business in Carlsbad. Use this complete guide to get your business started.

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Energy Study Approved

July 13, 2017 
The City of Carlsbad will participate in a joint study with other North County cities to determine the viability of...

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Draft Parking Plan Released

July 6, 2017 
The City of Carlsbad has released a draft parking management plan for managing and maximizing parking in the Village,...

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Balanced Budget Approved

June 15, 2017 
The Carlsbad City Council on Tuesday approved a $311.5 million budget for the fiscal year that begins July 1, marking...

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Summer Water Use Rules

June 14, 2017 
The Carlsbad Municipal Water District has adopted new, less stringent water use rules just in time for summer, but...

General Information

Business License 

Economic Development 
760-602-8560 Fax

1635 Faraday Ave.
Carlsbad, CA 92008

Business Hours
Monday – Thursday: 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.