City of Lakeport, California

Business Resources and Contacts

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Business Resources and Contact Information -

1.                  FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME:
Lake County Courthouse - County Clerks Office
255 N. Forbes Street
                (707) 263-2311
 
2.                  CHILD CARE PROVIDERS:    
               State of California – Rohnert Park Local Unit
               101 Golf Course Drive, Suite A-230
               Rohnert Park 94928
               www.ccld.ca.gov/PF411.htm
                (707) 588-5026
                                     
3.                  CONTRACTORSSTATE LICENSE BOARD 
               www.cslb.ca.gov
               State of California (800) 321-2752
 
4.                  STATE LICENSING REQUIREMENTS:   
                www.dca.ca.gov
                Department of Consumer AffairS
                (800) 952-5210
 
5.                  SALE OF ALCOHOL:        
               Alcoholic Beverage Control Department
               50 D Street, Room 130, Santa Rosa, CA 95404
               (707) 576-2165
               SRO.Direct@abc.ca.gov
 
6.                  SALE OF FOOD OR DRINK: 
               Lake County Health Department
               922 Bevins Court
               (707) 263-1164
 
7.                   SALE OF PRODUCTS 
                www.boe.ca.gov
                State Board of Equalization
                50 D Street, Room 230
                 Santa Rosa, CA 95404
                (707) 576-2100
 
8.                  STATE INCOME TAX:       
               Franchise Tax Board
               (800) 852-5711
 
9.                  INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE: 
               Employee (EIN) or Identification Number
               777 Sonoma Ave.
               Santa Rosa, CA 95404  
               (707) 523-0924
 
10.             BUSINESS NAME AVAILABITY:     
              California Secretary of State
              www.sos.ca.gov
              (916) 653-6814
 
11.              CITY OF LAKEPORT BUSINESS LOANS:
              Lakeport Community Development Department
              263-5613 x 43   
              or Community Development Services (CDS)
              707-998-9203 x 101
              cdsca@mchsi.com
 
12.              SMALL BUSINESS LOANS:
               State Loan Guarantee Program
               (916) 322-5790
 
13.              LAKE COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE:
               875 Lakeport Blvd.
               www.lakeportchamber.com
               Lakeport, CA 95453
               (707) 263-5092
 
14.              BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU:  
            1000 Broadway, Ste 625
            Oakland, CA 94607
510-844-2000
            www.goldengatebbb.org
 
15.      CITY OF LAKEPORT BUSINESS LICENSES
           Community Development Department
           225 Park Street in Lakeport
           707-263-5613 X 20
           www.cityoflakeport.com
 
16.      LAKEPORT PLANNING & BUILDING PERMITS
          Community Development Department
          225 Park Street in Lakeport
          707-263-5613
          www.cityoflakeport.com
 
17.    MT. KONOCTI BUSINESS FACILITATION
         Business Planning and Resources
         707-349-2482
         707-995-8133
         sandrawest1949@yahoo.com
 
18.    SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CENTER
        55 First Street, Lakeport
        707-263-0330
 
19.   CENTER FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
        Chico State University
        530-893-8732