In the heart of the San Ramon Valley, centrally located along the Interstate 680 corridor in the East Bay with convenient access to San Francisco and Silicon Valley, Danville is the perfect location to start, grow and thrive a restaurant, retail, and service or start-up entrepreneur business. Danville provides a unique balance of upscale amenities and small town charm, making it an excellent environment for a successful, growing business. Danville's goal is to promote and encourage a vibrant, diverse, and healthy local economy, within an appropriate scale and character as a means of supporting an outstanding quality of life for all Town businesses and residents while strengthening local economic commerce.
The Town’s Zoning Ordinance helps insure that businesses are located in appropriate and compatible districts. Please be sure to verify that your business is permitted in the desired location. If the business will be operating within a residential area, you may need a Business License information .
Please contact our Planning Staff at (925) 314-3310 or Planning@danville.ca.gov for more information.
Please contact our Building Services Staff at (925) 314-3330 or Building@danville.ca.gov for more information.
Planning to display a sign?
Please contact our Planning Services staff at (925) 314-3310 or Planning@danville.ca.gov for more information or to discuss the applicable Town’s Sign Ordinance requirements and (if applicable) specifications for a shopping center’s
An active Business License is required for any business that operates in Danville. The funds from this fee help provide a wide range of business promotion activities. A business that operates out of a residence will also need a Home Occupancy permit
Help Us Promote You!
The Town operates a separate business promotion web site, www.ShopDanvilleFirst.com, designed specifically to promote Danville businesses within commercial districts. To be featured on this website, be sure to fill out the “Shop Danville” section on your Business License Form.
If you need help listing your business on the ShopDanvilleFirst web site, contact the Business Concierge at (925) 314-3369 or email@example.com
Consult our Business Concierge
The Town is your implicit business partner, and offers a range of services including:
Economic DevelopmentBusiness Concierge ServiceJill BergmanEconomic Development Manager(925) 314-3369
Business LicensesJessica Sanders
(925) 314-3312Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.