Ideally located along Southern California’s high-tech corridor, Ventura is home to major corporations like Lost Arrow/Patagonia and dozens of smaller but progressive entrepreneurial companies in the high-technology industries. Easy access to Los Angeles, the nearby deep-water port of Port Hueneme, a well-educated workforce and excellent public services make Ventura a terrific choice for business.

  Starting a business in the City of Ventura? Welcome! Starting a business is exciting and challenging. And, we want you to succeed. Contact Us To contact the City's Business License and Tax Office regarding your business license, permits, bills and fees, please call (805) 658-4715. If you would like to learn more about the City of Ventura's efforts to support business development and economic vitality in the City of Ventura, please visit