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Resources for New Businesses in Danville, CA

Danville is among the most business friendly and profitable centers of commerce in the San Ramon Valley. Because of its reputation for restaurants, entertainment, and the quaint small-town feel, Danville has become a prime destination for businesses of all types in recent years. With the help of both Contra Costa County and the Town of Danville’s resources, businesses are able to process the necessary permits and licensing and thrive in Danville’s local economy.

Below are listings for the resources business owners will need for setting up and maintaining businesses in Danville and to those groups that help business in general expand and flourish.

Town of Danville Planning Department

Danville’s Planning Division is the authority for all development and zoning issues, applications, and permits. The Planning Division staff works closely with the town’s Planning Commission to help ensure that new development and businesses properly integrate into the existing features of the town of Danville. The Planning Division also handles code enforcement and administration of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA).

Business Licenses in Danville

All businesses generating revenue within city limits in the Town of Danville are required to maintain current business licenses. Whether home based or storefront, businesses are held accountable for maintaining proper licenses and permits to operate a specific business.

Contra Costa County Assessor’s Office

The Contra Costa County Assessor’s Office audits and evaluates all businesses generating revenue within the county. Valuing property, assessing and enforcing tax structures, and valuing taxable assets and income fall under the jurisdiction of this department.

Contra Costa County Clerk

The Contra Costa County Clerk’s Office maintains records for births, deaths, exchanges of property and other matters of public records. In the case of businesses in Danville, this applies to the registration of fictitious business names and records of ownership.

Danville Downtown Association

The Discover Danville downtown association is a collection of neighborhood downtown businesses that have come together in their efforts to promote commerce and tourism for the downtown Danville area. Seeking to “improve the economic vibrancy, town centricity and tourism while maintaining the village atmosphere,” this group has been instrumental in helping further business in downtown Danville. Supporting a wide array of events and activities in the area, this group is directed by member businesses.

Danville Area Chamber of Commerce

The Danville Area Chamber of Commerce is a collective of local businesses in the San Ramon Valley serving the business interests in the communities of Alamo, Danville, Diablo, Blackhawk, and San Ramon. Currently numbered at more than 600 local businesses, Members help support and stimulate the local economy through promotion of a number of seasonal activities and events throughout the San Ramon Valley.

Danville Library

The Danville Public Library is a part of the Contra Costa County Library and is a valuable resource for those wishing to start a business in Danville. Helpful information about Town of Danville planning and building codes, historical information, business planning information, and more can be found at the public library free of charge.

Local Resources for Businesses in Danville:

Danville Planning Division
510 La Gonda Way
Danville, CA94526
(925)838-0360 fax
Mon-Fri 8:30am-5:00pm

Business Licenses in Danville

Town of Danville
510 La Gonda Way
Danville, CA 94526
Business License – (925)314-3326
Economic Development – (925)314-3369
Retail Incentives – (925)314-3369
Mon-Fri 8:30am-5:00pm

Contra Costa County Assessor’s Office
2530 Arnold Dr., Suite 100
Martinez, CA 94553-4359
(925)313-7488 fax
Mon-Thurs 8:00am-4:30pm
Fri 8:00am-4:00pm

Contra Costa County Clerk/Recorder
555 Escobar St.
Martinez, CA 94553
Recorder – Mon-Fri 8:00am-4:00pm
Clerks/Copy – Mon-Fri 8:00am-4:30pm

Discover Danville Association
P.O. Box 625
Danville, CA 94526

Danville Area Chamber of Commerce
117 E Town and Country Dr.
Danville, CA 94526
(925)837-5709 fax
Mon-Thurs 9:00am-5:00pm
Fri 9:00am-1:00pm

Danville Library
400 Front St.
Danville, CA 94526

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