Doing business in the city is defined as being located in or entering into the city to conduct business with the intent of being paid. This includes businesses based in other cities that enter La Mesa as part of their work such as contractors and delivery companies. It also includes businesses that are located here but may not have customers in La Mesa. Having a presence, even temporarily, in La Mesa requires a business license.
Business License Renewals Businesses who already have an existing license with the City of La Mesa can now renew online. Please click on the following button. Processing fees apply.
Business License Lists Business license listings are updated monthly and are available through the following: