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Operate Your Business

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The City of West Hollywood is a business community comprised of a variety of industries from restaurants and entertainment, to luxury retail, art and design. Collectively, these businesses further the City's appeal for creative professionals. As your business grows in West Hollywood, be sure to take advantage of the many benefits of doing business here including but not limited to the following: 
  • Special Events Permits
    Each business in the City of West Hollywood is allowed to have 12 special events per calendar year. Businesses must obtain and submit a Special Event Permit Application for each event.
  • Parking Services
    Learn about preferential parking districts and how to obtain commercial parking permits.
  • Filming Permits
    Important information if you are considering applying for a West Hollywood Film Permit
  • Environmental Services
    Environmental Services is dedicated to providing comprehensive information and resources with regard to waste management, removal and reduction.
  • Social Services
    Many West Hollywood residents work for businesses in the City. Help your employees connect to social services available to them. Services include AIDS education; pre-school education for young children; job placement; legal services; mental health services; and homeless services.
  • Business Improvement Districts
    The City of West Hollywood is home to several Business Improvement Districts that can assist your business with marketing and outreach to the local community and beyond.  Find out if your business is located in one of these Districts and start taking advantage of the benefits.
  • Best Practices for Nightlife Establishments
    The City of West Hollywood created a safety handbook for nightlife establishments in June 2017. The goal of this document is to assist nightlife owners in maintaining safe bars, lounges and clubs free from illegal activity including: drug sales, underage drinking, overconsumption of alcohol, violence, prostitution, sex offenses, and terrorism.