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 Get or renew your Business License: An active City of Thousand Oaks business license is required if you are doing business in, or your business is located within, the City of Thousand Oaks. 

Virtual Counter : Ask questions; apply for building or temporary expansion permits; submit planning project applications; schedule an inspection; and more.  

Loopnet: Explore available commercial space

Become a Certified Green Business

The City of Thousand Oaks is a member of the Ventura County Green Business (VCGB) Program, which recognizes and rewards small and medium sized Thousand Oaks businesses that demonstrate a substantial and purposeful commitment to environmental stewardship through solid waste reduction, energy and water conservation and pollution prevention. Best of all, it's free to get certified!

For more information click here.

City Economic Development Newsletter

At the beginning of each month, we issue the Economic Development Newsletter. The ED Newsletter highlights important City updates, new businesses, local employment rates, auto sales, and more.

To view our current and past issues, and/or to sign up to receive a copy of the ED Newsletter in your inbox each month, click here.

Local Business Community Partners (2)

Alliance for SoCal Innovation - Ventura County
Business Forward VC
California Governor's Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz)
California Lutheran University – HUB 101
Conejo Valley Tourism Improvement District (CVTID)
Economic Development Collaborative (EDC)
Greater Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce
SCORE – Ventura County
Thousand Oaks Boulevard Association (TOBA)
Ventura County Economic Development Association (VCEDA)
Women’s Economic Ventures (WEV)
Workforce Development Board of Ventura County
805 Start-ups


Contact information 

 Haider Alawami, Economic Development Manager (805) 449-2135

 Dusty Russell, Economic Development Analyst  (805) 449-2173