1. Business License

    Anyone conducting business within Arcata city limits is required to have a City of Arcata Business License.

  2. Commissions

    Apply for a vacancy on Arcata's Planning Commission or Historic & Design Review Commission.

  3. Committees

    Apply to serve on an Arcata committee.

  4. Dog License

    The owner of every dog within the incorporated area of the City shall pay annually a license tax as established by resolution of the City Council.

  5. Emergency Notifications / CodeRED

    Sign up for CodeRED and receive emergency notifications by phone, email, text and social media.

  6. Energy Upgrade Financing (PACE)

    Energy efficiency upgrades can be expensive. Thankfully there are a number of programs offering rebates, financing for home or business improvements and even free energy upgrades for income-qualified families.

  7. Job Opportunities

    Locate your perfect job by searching through available employment opportunities.

  8. Notifications

    Use our Notify Me system to receive emails about changes to our website.

  9. Parks & Rec Programs & Activities

    Search to find particular activities and find out how to register online.

  10. Permits

    How to apply for different types of City permits.

  11. Rental Facilities

    These rental rates are for non-commercial events only.

  12. Voter Registration

    Learn how to register to vote in Arcata.

  13. Water/Sewer Service

    Sign up for water/sewer service.