Permits

NOTICE: City Hall remains closed to the public. However, applications are now being accepted online.  For more information on the City’s response to the COVID-19 public health emergency, CLICK HERE

As of January 2, 2020, permit applications submitted to the Police Department will be accepted through the City’s new MyGovernmentOnline (MGO) permitting platform. Before you submit an application for the first time, you must create a user account. For more information about MGO, please visit the City’s Application Center.

All Police Department Permits require a separate business license with the exception of Block Party and Concealed Weapon (CCW) Permits. 

  • If you are an independent contractor to a business, you need a business license. 
  • If you are an employee, you do NOT need a business license.   

For business license information, please contact the City Finance Department at (408) 866-2174. 

Those interested in Field or Trail permits for special events or fun run events please call Lauren Merriman, Recreation Department, at 408- 866-2107 or e-mail LaurenM@campbellca.gov.

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Contact Us

  1. PD Permits

    Campbell Police Department
    City Hall - Lower Level
    70 N.  First St.
    Campbell, CA 95008
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    Phone: (408) 866-2188
    Fax: (408) 379-7561
    PDPermits@campbellca.gov

    *Building Permits
    Phone: (408) 866-2130
    building@campbellca.gov


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Permit   Municipal CodeCity Council Approval
Adult-Oriented Business (New)5.55
  
No
Adult-Oriented Business
(Annual Renewal)
5.55No
Alarms - Home or Business
(No Permit necessary)
5.34.130 No
Arcade
(10 or more amusement devices)
5.30
  
Yes
 
Arcade-Semi
(2-9 amusement devices)
  
5.30
  
Yes
Bingo (New)5.29
  
No
 
Bingo (Annual Renewal)5.29No
Block Party 5.50No
Carnival/Festival5.08.010Yes
Concealed Weapon (CCW) (New)
 
State Law
 
No
 
Concealed Weapon (CCW)
(Annual Renewal)
 
State Law
 
No
 
Firearms - Sale (New - Business)5.45No
Firearms - Sale
(Annual Renewal - Business)
5.45No
Hypnotherapy
 
5.08
  
Yes
 
Ice Cream Truck (Sound Truck)
 
10.08.100
 
No
 
Live Entertainment
 
 5.24
  
Yes
 
Live Entertainment (Single Event)NANo
Massage Establishment
(New - Owner is NOT State Certified)
 
 
5.48
 
  
No
 
 
Massage Establishment
(Annual Renewal - Owner is NOT State Certified)
5.48No
Massage Establishment
(New - Owner IS State Certified)
 
5.48
  
No
 
Massage Establishment
(Annual Renewal - Owner IS State Certified)
5.48No
   Massage Establishment Exemptions
 
  
    Acupuncturists - Licensed5.48.060
    Chiropractors - Licensed5.48.060
    Cosmetologists - Licensed5.48.060
Massage Therapist
(New - Must be State Certified)
 
 
5.48
 
  
No
 
 
Massage Therapist
(Renewal - Due on Certificate Expiration Date)
 
 
5.48
 
  
No
 
 
Medical Marijuana Delivery
   New
   Renewal
 8.38 No
Occult Science
 
5.08
  
Yes
 
Pawnbroker(New)
 
 
 
5.10
 
 
  
Yes
 
 
 
Pawnbroker
(Renewal every 2 years)
 
5.10
  
No
 
Photography
Still & Filming/Video


Pool or Billiards Establishment (Two or more tables)
 
5.28
  
Yes
 
Pool or Billiards Table
(Only one table)
 
5.28
  
Yes
 
Private Patrols
           

5.32.020
 
 
  
No
 
 
Secondhand Dealer (New)
 
 
 
5.10
 
 
  
No
 
 
 
Secondhand Dealer
(Renewal every 2 years)
 
5.10
  
No
 
Street Vendor
 
5.08
  
Yes
 
Taxi Permit (Non-Local)5.40Yes
Tow Companies
 
 
5.44
 
  
No
 
 
Tow Driver Certificate (New)
 
 
5.44
 
  
No
 
 
Tow Driver Certificate (Annual Renewal)
 
5.44
  
No
 
Used Car Dealer - Retail Only
 
5.08
  
Yes