Available Funds:Refunds of up to $100 are available per business.
Fire Inspection Fee Rebates are available as part of the City’s Business License Rebate Program. Recently approved by the Emeryville City Council, the program is currently open. Please review our program materials and take advantage of this opportunity!
Independent restaurant and retail businesses with 12 or fewer locations globally are encouraged to apply. The application window and eligibility criteria are available on the City’s Economic Development Page.
How to Apply
Guidelines for the program were approved by Council in February of 2017. These Program Guidelines outline the Rebate Program, including eligibility criteria and application requirements such as:
The “Business License Tax Rebate Application Form” may be used for requests for either or both the Business License Tax or Fire Inspection Fee rebates. Applications require submittal of your business’ W-9 form in order to allow our Finance Department staff to issue a check for the requested rebate. All applications must be signed by the business owner or co-owner on record with the City. Note: All applications will be processed on a first come served basis as well as compliance with program guidelines such as eligibility.