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Licensing and Permitting

The City of Burlingame Economic Development Specialist is here to help your business succeed and is dedicated to promoting a healthy local economy and vibrant business environment. Whether you are expanding, relocating, or starting a business, the Economic Development Specialist is available to provide clarification on business or home-based licenses, identifying zoning areas and potential sites to open your businesses, or need help identifying which City department you need to contact for a particular permit, don’t hesitate to contact Cleese Relihan, Economic Development Specialist at 650.558.7264 or by email crelihan@burlingame.org.  

In cooperation with various City Departments and Burlingame’s Chamber of Commerce, this Business Resource Guide has been prepared to assist you as your begin your journey of starting a new business or opening a business in Burlingame. Please review it for vital information about permitting and licensing requirements, setting up service for utilities, various business resources, and City contacts.