One of the first steps is to contact the Planning Division (714) 647-5804 to see whether you are permitted to do what you want to do. A new sign? A parking lot sale? Both of these activities requires a permit.
FAQ Topic: Starting a business
The details of your business operation will determine the type of Federal, State, County and City licenses, permits, certificates and approvals you will require prior to commencing business. Information on these various requirements are provided below with appropriate internet links. www.taxes.ca.gov www.calepa.ca.gov/pacs For additional information about City of Santa Ana business licensing requirements, contact the … Continued