City of Lakeport, California

Frequently Asked Questions for Business

When is your billing period?

The City of Lakeport’s utility billing period begins on the 9th of a proceeding month and runs to the 8th of the following month.  The billing date is the 15th excluding weekends and legal holidays.  For example, from June 9th to July 8th is a billing period, then your bill will be sent out on the 15th of July permitting that it does not fall on a weekend.  If so, your bill will be sent out the following weekday.  Due dates for utility bills vary according to the day they are sent out.



More Business FAQs:

How and when do I renew my business license?

How do I get my sewer lateral certified?

How do I report changes to my business license?

Is there an official list of addresses in the City Limits?

Transient Occupancy Tax: A qualified federal, state, or county officer/employee on official business has requested an exemption from Transient Occupancy Tax. How do I process their exemption?

Transient Occupancy Tax: Can I include the tax in my stated room rate?

Transient Occupancy Tax: How do I calculate the amount of tax due?

Transient Occupancy Tax: How long should I maintain my records?

Transient Occupancy Tax: How often do I need to pay Transient Occupancy Tax?

Transient Occupancy Tax: The last day of the reporting period falls on a Saturday, Sunday or holiday. When is the last day I can pay my Transient Occupancy Tax without penalty?

Transient Occupancy Tax: There has been a change in ownership or a change to other information contained on my registration form, what should I do?

Transient Occupancy Tax: We did not have any guests during the most recent reporting period; we are closed for the season, or all guests stayed over 30 consecutive days. Do we still have to complete a return?

Transient Occupancy Tax: We plan to sell or close the business. What do we need to do?

Transient Occupancy Tax: What is Transient Occupancy Tax?

Transient Occupancy Tax: Where can I get help calculating my tax?

Transient Occupancy Tax: Where do I mail my quarterly return?

Transient Occupancy Tax: Who needs to register for a Transient Occupancy Tax license?

What are the Finance Department hours?

What do I do if my sewer is backing up?

What happens to my business license if I close my business?

What type of work requires a building permit?

What types of business licenses are available?

What workers compensation insurance requirements do I need to be aware of as a contractor, or when hiring a contractor?

When is your billing period?

Where does wastewater go?

Who is required to have a business license?

Why do I have a late fee on my utility bill?

9/26/2017: Weekly Farmer's Market: Library Park

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9/26/2017: Classic Cinema: From Russia With Love

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10/3/2017: City Council Meeting

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10/4/2017: Coffee with a Cop: Lakeport Police Department

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10/4/2017: Gen X Cinema: The Thing

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10/4/2017: Gen X Cinema: The Thing

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