If you are opening a restaurant or food service that sells any food items including pre-packaged foods, a health permit must be filed before the business license can be issued. The Los Angeles County Department of Health Services has information on all the requirements that must be met before your first day of operation.
County of Los Angeles Department of Public Health 5050 Commerce Drive Baldwin Park, CA 91706 Phone: 888-700-9995
Alcoholic Beverage Sales
If you plan on selling alcoholic beverages, you must apply for a license with the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC). ABC regulates the manufacture, sale, purchase, possession, and transportation of alcoholic beverages within the State of California, the ABC is also subject to certain laws of the United States and regulates the importation and exportation of alcoholic beverages.