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The City of Carlsbad can be a great partner to help your business succeed. Whether it is getting your business license, bidding on projects and contracts or meeting with our development services team, the city is here to help.

One of the City Council’s strategic focus areas is bringing quality jobs to the city in today’s globally competitive economy. For the latest economic development news, visit the city’s talent attraction website, Carlsbad Life in Action.


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See City's Airport Plan Comments

March 15, 2018 
The county is in the process of updating the airport master plan, which provides a blueprint for development of the...

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Climate Action Plan Update

September 29, 2017 
City staff presented an update to the City Council Tuesday on the first year’s efforts toward reducing greenhouse gas...

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Watch State of the City Video

August 22, 2017 
Carlsbad residents can get an update about city issues, priorities and projects by watching the 2017 State of the City...

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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.