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In order to obtain a Business Tax Certificate, you must first complete the applicable Business Tax Certificate Form(s) and remit the appropriate fee. Upon receipt of the completed form(s) and fee, you will be scheduled for any required inspections. The required form(s) can be obtained online, or are available from the City of Banning Finance Department located at 99 E. Ramsey Street.
When completing your application, you must provide the following information (where applicable): State sales tax permit number, fictitious business name statement, federal employer identification number, State employer identification number and a description of the business.
Determine which form(s) are applicable to your business: Business Tax Certificate Forms
In order to obtain a Business Tax Certificate, you must submit the following items to the City between 1:00p.m. - 5:00p.m., Monday through Friday: 1) a completed Business Tax Certificate application 2) an 8 1/2" x 11" scaled & dimensioned floor plan (total square footage & proposed use) 3) payment of $60.50 made out to the City (cash or check only).
If the occupancy does not involve tenant improvements, contact the City Building Department within 10 days of submitting your application to schedule an on-site inspection. Once inspected and approved, an official Certificate of Occupancy will be mailed to you and will remain on file with the City.