Start a Business

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You’ve decided to start a business and now it’s time to legally register it. Use the Startup Guide for a custom roadmap on how to register your business with the City, County, State, and Federal government.

Startup Guide

Starting a business, but don't know where to start? Answer a few simple questions about your business and receive a roadmap on how to register your business.


Registering your business is a key part of getting up and running. All companies doing business in the City of Encinitas need to register with the City, and depending on how your business is set up, you may also need to register with the County, State and Federal government.