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Choose a Location

Understanding Zoning

Find out if any ordinances or zoning restrictions could affect your business in any way. Avoid running into unexpected (and costly) permitting issues by making sure you've researched your property's zoning and know what's allowed.

Find a Location

Finding a great location for your business is a critical step to set your business up for success. Do your research on the area, and think about the needs of your customers and employees. You can also save time and money down the line by learning about zoning and building permits, and getting smart about how to negotiate a commercial lease.

Home-Based Businesses

Planning to work out of your home? Home-based businesses are some of the simplest businesses to set up in Los Angeles. However, there are a few rules that you'll want to be aware of to make sure that your business activities aren't disrupting your neighbors and that your location is safe for your clients.