Step by step

Get your small business permits with a 30-day review

Open a new business or change your business operations under Prop H.

Some businesses are eligible for a 30-day review for business permits under Proposition H. Prop H created this streamlined review and approval process for small business permits. Businesses must be located in a Neighborhood Commercial District.

Follow these steps to see if you are eligible, get relevant forms, and submit your business permit applications.

1

Check if your address qualifies

Time:

5 minutes

Use our map to see if your business location qualifies for 30-day review under Prop H.

Check if your address qualifies

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2

Check what kinds of businesses qualify for 30-day review

Time:

10 minutes

A 30-day review is only available for some business types. 

Chain stores with more than 11 worldwide locations and projects that involve new buildings are not eligible for 30-day review.

Other limitations vary by location.

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3

Check what forms you need for your business permits

Time:

20 minutes

Answer our questions and we will tell you what forms you need to fill out to get your business permits.

We will ask you for your contact info, business address, and project details.

If you are not doing construction, you will need your Business Account Number (BAN) to have your permits issued.

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4

Fill out the forms from your confirmation email

We will email you all the forms you need to fill out. 

If you are not eligible for a 30-day review, we will email you within 3 business days.

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5

Submit your forms for your business permits

Time:

20 minutes

After you fill out your forms, submit them to us.

Follow the link in your email to submit your forms.

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6

Wait for our follow-up email

Time:

Within 5 business days

We will email you within 5 business days to confirm that your application is complete and accurate.

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Last updated January 25, 2021