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Anyone conducting business within Arcata city limits is required to have a City of Arcata Business License.
Apply for a vacancy on Arcata's Planning Commission or Historic & Design Review Commission.
Apply to serve on an Arcata committee.
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.
Emergency Notifications / CodeRED
Sign up for CodeRED and receive emergency notifications by phone, email, text and social media.
Use our Notify Me system to receive emails about changes to our website.
Recreation Programs & Activities
Search to find particular activities and find out how to register online.
How to apply for different types of City permits.
These rental rates are for non-commercial events only.
Learn how to register to vote in Arcata.
Sign up for water/sewer service.