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Get Permit Assistance

Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (Go-Biz)

This service assists you in finding appropriate permit information for your business. It also provides contact information for the various agencies that administer & issue these permits.

General Information: 877-345-4633

Frequently Asked Questions

CalGold does not have information about existing licenses or permits. If you have a question about a license you have, or have questions about whether a particular business possesses a particular license, you must contact one of the agencies catalogued within the CalGold database.
CalGold does not issue permits or licenses. Questions about permitting and licensing requirements, and applications for those permits and licenses, must be sent directly to the agencies catalogued within CalGold. 
In 1997, the California Environmental Protection Agency (Cal/EPA) established the California Government Online to Desktops (CalGOLD) Website to assist in providing businesses the information they need to comply with environmental and other regulatory and permitting requirements. CalGOLD offers direct Internet links and contact information to state, local, regional, and federal permitting authorities for more information. 
CalGold does its best to keep its links up-to-date. If, however, you encounter a dead or misdirected link or errors, please contact CalGold staff at

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