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Report a Problem

This is not intended for emergency requests.  If this is a life-threatening or after-hours emergency, please call 9-1-1.

If you would like to report a problem please use the form below and be as detailed as possible. 

Your submission will be routed to City staff for review during normal business hours Monday thru Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and will be followed-up on within 7 business days. 

City Spotlight


It’s time to renew your business license!

The City of Carmel-by-the-Sea will be mailing out FY 2023-2024 Business License renewal worksheets the last week of June 2023. The license renewal fee is $19.00 and renewals are due no later than July 31, 2023. 

The renewal tax is $1.00 per $1,000 of GROSS revenues for the period July 1, 2022, through June 30, 2023.

When you are completing your business license renewal please be sure to do the following: