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Business

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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Water Rates Explained

November 30, 2016 
The Carlsbad Municipal Water District approved a water rate increase of about $5 a month for the average household...



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Climate Action Plan Update

September 21, 2016 
The City of Carlsbad’s newly appointed Climate Action Plan administrator gave an update at Tuesday’s City Council...

General Information

Business License 
760-602-2495
business.license@carlsbadca.gov

Economic Development 
760-602-2712
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.