Some things you should know
Chambers of Commerce provide membership opportunities that encompass a cost-effective way to market, network and connect with business professionals and the local community to grow and thrive together.
We were established in 1948 by a group of local business owners.
We are a non-profit organization (501c6) dedicated to supporting our local business community.
Our mission: To provide support and resources that build a vibrant and thriving community and commerce.
The Chamber of Commerce is a 501c6 nonprofit organization designed to represent the interests of business members to the local, state and federal government. Chambers of Commerce are private, member run associations.
The city is a local government; authorized by the state of California. Cities are public organizations run by a city council elected by the voters within their jurisdiction.
Membership is available to any business, organization or government entity that wishes to support the Chamber’s mission and take advantage of the services and benefits provided by the organization.
We are not a part of the City of Solana Beach.
We are not a part of any other Chamber organization, either local or national.
We are not involved in political lobby efforts or campaigns.
We do not endorse candidates.
All businesses with a home address, business address or conducting business in Solana Beach are required to obtain a business certificate issued by the City of Solana Beach. You can complete a business certificate application form online; however, all applications must be delivered to the City, as applications are not accepted via the Internet.
- Business Certificate Application (English)
- Business Certificate Application (Spanish)
- Form A – Home Occupation or Kiosk
- Form B – Annual Fire Inspection Fee Form
Please complete and return with application fee to: City of Solana Beach, 635 S. HWY 101, Solana Beach, CA 92075. For more information, please contact our Finance Dept. at (858) 720-2460.
Some types of business require additional regulatory permits and licenses to operate in Solana Beach. Visit our Code Compliance page for details.
City Hall’s Hours of Operation is as follows:
- Monday-Thursday: 7:30 AM to 5:30 PM
- Every Other Friday: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
- Closed alternate Fridays
- Closed on Observed Holidays
Front Desk: (858) 720-2400