Business

  1. Arcata Foundation

    The Arcata Foundation is dedicated to the enhancement of community life in the Arcata area.

  2. Bid Opportunities

    Access bids and RFPs for consultants, service providers, contractors, vendors, and suppliers.

  3. Business Directory

    Search a listing of businesses and organizations that operate in the area.

  4. Business License Tax

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

  5. Business License Tax Fees

    Get information about fees for obtaining business licenses in the City of Arcata.

  6. Commercial Cannabis Activity Permit

    The City Council passed Resolution 156-40 authorizing the permitting of certain commercial medical cannabis / medical marijuana activities within the Medical Marijuana Innovation Zone. The permit is called the Commercial Cannabis Activity Permit (CCAP).

  7. Foodworks Culinary Center

    The Foodworks Culinary Center is designed to facilitate small and start up food manufacturing businesses in support of Arcata’s niche foods sector.

  8. Grants & Loans

    The county's economic development strategy highlights the importance of base industry enterprises that sell locally produced goods and services to those from outside the county and consequently inject income into the county's economy.

  9. Home Occupation Regulations

    Any person conducting a home-based business must fill out and submit a Home Occupation Affidavit.