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In order to comply with the "Stay-At-Home" order issued by Governor Gavin Newsom, Palm Desert City Hall is closed for in-person business until further notice.

Please note the following:

  • The City is currently processing business license renewals and new licenses by mail, phone, and email. Licenses can be mailed to the City of Palm Desert - Attention Business License Department, at 73510 Fred Waring Drive, Palm Desert, California 92260. To process by phone, please call (760) 776-6461. To process via email, click here
  • The issuance of special licenses and garage sale permits, RV permits, special event permits, and filming and still photography permits are suspended until further notice.

If you have questions, please call (760) 776-6461 or email  


The City of Palm Desert's Business License Department offers assistance to those wishing to purchase or renew a business license.  Please browse this section for information on:

You can also find detailed information for those wishing to start a new business.

For more, visit the Business section of this site.

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