The City of Port Hueneme welcomes you, and we recognize the value and importance of a strong and varied business community. Starting a business can be exciting and challenging. We wish you great success in your new venture!
There are many things to consider and various agencies to contact when starting or operating a business. While each endeavor may have its own unique situation or purpose, it is important for you to research prior to starting the application procedure.
We hope to offer you a better understanding of the business license tax and provide you with steps required for the application process. For your convenience, there is a listing of other agencies' in the “download forms” section and below is a list of “Frequently Asked Questions” to assist you.
The easiest and fastest way to apply for a new business license or renew your current license is using the online filing method. To begin, simply click on the “start now” button located on the right of this page. From the main menu, please select the “apply” option to submit a new application for your business.
If you need further assistance applying for a business license, you are welcome to contact us at PortHueneme@hdlgov.com or by phone at (805) 290-4927. Phone support is available Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm (PST).
Hotels & Short-Term Rentals
Transient Occupancy Tax (TOT) returns for Hotels and Short Term Rentals can now be submitted online, by phone, and mail to simplify your monthly reporting. To submit your TOT online, please click the “Start Now” button found on the right and select the “TOT Remittance” option to begin your monthly filing process.
For the privilege of occupancy in any “hotel”, each transient shall be subject to and shall pay a tax in the amount of ten percent (10%) of the rent charged by the operator.
If you need further assistance or help with filing your TOT return, you are welcome to contact us at PortHueneme@hdlgov.com or by phone at (805) 850-1519. All questions and applications are now processed online or over the phone.
TOT forms and payments may also be mailed to the address below. Please make checks payable to City of Port Hueneme.
City of Port Hueneme
TOT Processing Center
8839 N Cedar Ave, Box 212
Fresno, CA 93720-1832