Below is a step-by-step guide of how to start a business in Danville.Business Resource Guide
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.
For zoning help, 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
Consult our Business Concierge
The Town is your implicit business partner, and offers a range of services including:
Economic DevelopmentBusiness Concierge ServiceJill BergmanEconomic Development ManagerT (925) 314-3369
T (925) 314-3326
Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.