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County Web Page - The official web site of Riverside County, CA..

Riverside County Economic Development Agency -   The mission of the Economic Development Agency (EDA) is to enhance the economic position of the county; enhance the economic position of county residents; maintain the environment;  improve our quality of life; encourage business growth; build a positive business climate; develop a trained workforce; improve existing communities; offer a variety of housing opportunities; and provide cultural and entertainment activities.

Riverside County Assessor County Clerk RecorderRiverside County Assessor  will locate, inventory and value all taxable and exempt secured and unsecured property in Riverside County in accordance with the applicable constitutional, legislative and administrative provisions.

Riverside County Clerk will facilitate application and license for marriage and to perform marriage ceremonies, to file notary public oaths of office, process U.S. passport applications, fictitious business names and other items as mandated by law or ordinance.

Riverside County Recorder will record as mandated by law all recordable documents in connection with ownership and titling of properties and other negotiated items within the County of Riverside. To provide the recording, storage and certification of all documents of births, deaths, and marriages occurring within the County of Riverside and other public records and to maintain in permanence all records pertaining to same.

Riverside Transportation and Land Management Agency - The County of Riverside Transportation & Land Management Agency (TLMA) is the umbrella agency for six county departments. They are the Planning Department, Building & Safety Department, Transportation Department, Code Enforcement Department, Environmental Programs Department and the Administrative Services Department.

Riverside County Planning Department -   performs all land use planning functions for the unincorporated areas of Riverside County. Our services include long range planning, land development counseling, project/case intake and processing, environmental review and zoning enforcement for each of our County unincorporated communities.

Riverside County Business Registration and Licensing – On November 7, 2006 the Board of Supervisors for the County of Riverside approved Ordinance No. 857 which provides the regulatory and administrative framework to implement a Business Registration and Licensing Program within the unincorporated area of Riverside County. The ordinance contains a variety of administrative procedures that are outlined including: contents of the application form, license issuance protocol, description of license fee, license inspections, water quality inspections and enforcement, and business license enforcement procedures.  Businesses have the ability to access the County of Riverside’s website for an on-line registration and automated payment system option.

Riverside County Code of Ordinances -  find all the information online here for administrative and regulatory ordinances.  Find building codes, ordinance codes and planned development codes.

Riverside County Treasurer and Tax Collector  - is responsible for collecting taxes on all secured and unsecured property in Riverside County. The offices of the Assessor, Auditor-Controller, Treasurer-Tax Collector, and Clerk of the Board have prepared this property tax information site to provide taxpayers with an overview and some specific detail about the property tax process in Riverside County.

Riverside County GIS Maps - This mapping service will provide you with basic information about resources within Riverside County. Allow for interactively viewing and investigating zoning, land use policy, subdivision activity, aerial imagery, and many other features pertaining to land use within the unincorporated communities of Riverside County

Riverside County Department of Environmental Health - The mission of the Department of Environmental Health is to enhance the quality of life in Riverside County by implementation of effective and efficient environmental health programs to protect the public health, safety and the environment.  The County of Riverside Department of Environmental Health offers a wide range of services.  The Department is divided into two divisions: District Environmental Service (DES)  - This Division handles Food Worker Cards, Food, Pools and Spas, Temporary Events, Vector Control, Mobilehome Parks, Organized Camps and Tobacco Retailers; and Environmental Protection and Oversight (EPO) - This Division handles Hazardous Materials, Land Use, Water Systems, Underground Storage Tanks, Solid Waste and Business Emergency Plans.


Riverside County, California

State Web Site - The official web site for the State of California.

California Business Programs - The California Secretary of State's web site.

California Business Permits, Licensing and Registration -  Does your type of business or profession require permits, licenses or registrations? Get information on the business permit, licensing and business and professional registration requirements by type of business and location from Business Permits, Licenses and Registrations Made Simple.

California Business Laws and Regulations – Here you will find links to California Business and Professions Code - Read laws covering business rights, professions and vocations, consumer affairs, administrative provisions, and more; California Commercial Code - Browse laws concerning performance, breach, bank deposits, investment securities, and more; and California Corporations Code - Find laws covering general corporation law, limited liability companies, small businesses, mergers, and more.

California Code of Regulations (CCR) -  This website is maintained by West under contract with the State of California Office of Administrative Law to provide free public access to the full text of the CCR.

California Economic Strategy Panel - continuously examines changes in the state’s economic base and industry sectors to develop a statewide vision and strategic initiatives to guide public policy decisions for economic growth and competitiveness. The California Regional Economies Project is currently the lead mechanism for these efforts.

State of California Grant Programs -  offers programs and services to provide a vehicle for the State to work collaboratively with businesses, academia, industry, the federal government, environmental community, public interest groups, and energy market participants.

California Department of Transportation - The public is encouraged to take advantage of many services offered online.  Updated regularly with current traffic conditions and road closures.

California Traffic Data Branch - is responsible for the collection and dissemination of TRAFFIC COUNTS in various formats (the link above is for the most current online searchable format), and only on the State Highway System.

California Business Portal - this website provides a portal to a number of resources for starting, growing, financing, expanding or relocating a business in California. The Partnership includes the Business, Transportation & Housing Agency, California Department of Food & Agriculture, and the California Labor & Workforce Development Agency. The portal seeks to simplify the path to the resources you need.

California Real Estate Professionals Licensing Information - Information for Real Estate Appraisers, Brokers and salespeople.

State GIS maps - Including both state and county maps,

State Health Department - California State Health Department's web site.

State of California's ABC Division - For Alcohol Licensing information. - Our mission is to provide all Californians with the tools they need to voluntarily reduce global warming pollution.

Small Business Award Program  – The annual CoolCalifornia Small Business Award Program is administered by the California Air Resources Board.  The program recognizes small California businesses and organizations (under 100 employees) that have demonstrated exceptional leadership and made notable, voluntary achievements towards reducing their climate impact.

Small Business Financial Resources - The first thing every small business interested in state and federal stimulus projects should know is you are NOT too late. Most of the money designated for federal stimulus projects is still available and will be distributed over the next two years. Furthermore, the stimulus funding is divided into 10 general categories, across multiple agencies, all with varying timelines. This means now is the time to be learning more about projects you may want to bid on and positioning your business to compete effectively. To learn more, click here

Rural Development Business and Cooperative Program - works in partnership with the private sector and community-based organizations to provide financial assistance and business planning. Technical assistance is also provided to rural businesses and cooperatives.  Programs include Business and Industry (B&I) Guaranteed Loans, Intermediary Re lending Program Loans, Rural Business Enterprise Grants, Rural Economic Development Loans and Grants, and Rural Cooperative Development Grants.

Central California Small Business Development Center (CCSBDC) – Grow your business here.  Programs are part of the United States Small Business Administration's national network of SBDC’s.  As such, the programs leverage local, state and federal dollars to strengthen small businesses, and thus, positively impact the state's economy.  The SBDC’s facilitate the success of small business through business management counseling and training, resulting in economic impacts such as the creation and retention of jobs increases in sales and profits, new business starts and more.

The Contractors State License Board (CSLB) protects consumers by licensing and regulating California's construction industry. There are more than 310,000 licensed contractors in the state, in 43 different licensing classifications. In addition to educating consumers about contractors and construction law, CSLB activities include administering examinations to test prospective licensees, issuing licenses, investigating complaints against licensed and unlicensed contractors, issuing citations, suspending or revoking licenses, and seeking administrative, criminal, and civil sanctions against violators.

Greater Riverside Chambers of Commerce - As the leading advocate for business in the greater Riverside area, the Chamber works to create and sustain a favorable business environment in which all businesses can grow and prosper. As one of the oldest, largest, and most influential chambers in the state, the Greater Riverside Chambers of Commerce works closely with local government and other entities.

Coachella Valley SCORE - “Counselors to America’s Small Business” is a nonprofit association dedicated to entrepreneur education and the formation, growth and success of small business nationwide. More than 11,000 volunteer counselors provide individual mentoring and business workshops for aspiring entrepreneurs and small business owners.

Riverside County Bar Association - Your online bar office serving California's Inland Empire.


* Riverside County, CA

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The City of Banning
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The City of Beaumont
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The City of Blythe
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The City of Calimesa
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The City of Canyon Lake
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The City of Coachella
(City Code)

The City of Corona
(City Code)


Association of California Water Authorities - With links to the numerous water authorities within the state.

Southern California Gas Company - is the nation’s largest natural gas distribution utility, providing energy to 20.3 million consumers in more than 500 communities.

Southern California Edison - the largest electric utility in California, serving more than 13 million people in a 50,000 square-mile area of central, coastal and Southern California.

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