Bring Your Business to the Heart of Long Beach

The East Anaheim Street corridor serves as the main artery of Long Beach and Zaferia is located in the heart of the City. Zaferia offers lively bars, restaurants, and theater, as well as professional service providers, a design district, auto services, and distinctive retail unlike any other area in Long Beach. Wholesalers and manufacturers also take advantage of the oversized lots.

The following links can help guide you in starting or moving your business to Zaferia.

Economic Insights
City of Long Beach - Economic Development Department

Discover data points, charts, and maps highlighting five areas that set Long Beach apart using national datasets:


Economic Insights
Business Licenses
City of Long Beach - Financial Management

The Business License Division is responsible for the licensing and permitting of all businesses in the City of Long Beach, the collection of business tax, Transient Occupancy Tax for hotels, alarm permits, garage/yard sale permits, and other miscellaneous permits and fees. Business License also facilitates the entertainment permit process for City Council hearings, revocations, suspensions, and appeal hearings. This division serves customers and residents over the counter, telephone, email and through field investigations. 

Business LicensingEmail
New Business Portal
City of Long Beach

To apply for your business license online or to get answers to your questions about starting a business in Long Beach, check out the resources the City of Long Beach Business Portal.