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Every person engaged or intending to engage in any calling, business, occupation or profession in whole or in part, within the limits of the City of Ridgecrest, CA, is required to pay an annual license tax for the privilege of doing business and obtain a business license.
A Business License Application can be obtained from the Finance Department in City Hall located at:City of Ridgecrest100 W California AveRidgecrest, CA 93555
You can also view Business License Application FY23 online.
Upon completion of the business license application, it can be mailed to:City of Ridgecrest, ATTN: Finance Dept.100 W California AveRidgecrest, CA 93555
It can also be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org , or you can stop by City Hall and drop off your application at the Finance Department:100 W California AveRidgecrest, CA 93555
Business licenses are renewed annually. All licenses expire December 31st of the calendar year. Renewal notices are mailed out in November, and the due date is no later than December 31st. All payments that are received February 1st or thereafter are considered late and will be charged a late fee.
We accept credit cards (Visa, MasterCard), checks, and cash.
Please go to Pay your business license online.
Directions for paying your business license online
If you are located in the City of Ridgecrest but work from your home, you will need to complete the Business License Application FY23, and you will also need a Home Occupation permit from the Building Department.
You can submit a completed Business License Change Form and we will process the changes within 2-3 business days.
*Please note that there is $3.00 fee if your changes affect the face of the Business License.
Please notify the City of Ridgecrest by submitting the Business License Inactivation Form or notifying us come renewal time so that we can mark your license inactive. Fees will accrue if you do not notify the City of Ridgecrest that your business is inactive.
Yes; however, you will have to put in a Public Records Request through the City Clerk's Office. You can call or come by the City Clerk's Office in City Hall as well, located at:100 W California AveRidgecrest, CA 93555
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To register for any of our sports leagues, pre-school, or summer classes please visit the following link. https://apm.activecommunities.com/ridgecrest/Activity_Search
You will need to make an account for the parent/guardian as well as add the child being registered to the account. If you have any questions please feel free to call 499-5151 or stop by the Kerr McGee Center as we can set up an account and register you as well.
If you would like to rent one of our facility rooms please make a reservation online at https://apm.activecommunities.com/ridgecrest/Reserve_Options
Your deposit is due at time of reservation and the remaining balance will be due at least 5 days prior to your event. If you change the date, or cancel your event your deposit will not be refunded. If you have any further questions or would like to view the rooms please feel free to call 499-5151 or come to the Kerr McGee Center as we would be happy to assist you.
To rent racquetball court(s) you will need to call 499-5151 as we no longer accept reservations online. The cost is $10.50 per hour and we have 2 courts available. Rental includes equipment as well such as ball, racket and eye wear.
Coaches are always needed and we thank you for your interest. You can either call 499-5179 and request a form be e-mailed to you or you can come to the Kerr McGee Center and pick one up from the Front Desk Clerk. All forms either picked up or e-mailed have to be dropped off to the front desk at the Kerr McGee Center, they can not be e-mailed or mailed in.
Background checks and lives cans are required (at no charge to you) for all of our volunteers.
Unfortunately, our Open Gym is only available when we do not have our gym reserved. Please call 499-5151 daily to find out if Open Gym is available. You can also follow our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/kerrmcgee/ where we post open gym as well as many other events and activities that are available.
Follow the below link and provide as much information as possible in regards to the park issue. We will get it taken care of as soon as possible. We appreciate your assistance.
Call the Police Records Section 760-499-5101 and ask how to access police reports filed with the department or come to the Police Department Lobby and ask to speak with a Records Clerk.
Call the Police Department Business number at 760-499-5100 or the Traffic Section at 760-499-5125 and ask to speak with the Traffic Sergeant.
Call the Police Department Business number at 760-499-5100 and ask to speak with the Dispatchers. The Dispatcher will ask you information about the vehicle, color, make and noise. This information will be forwarded to the Field Units.
Call the Community Service Officer of the Police Department at 760-499-5107. Ask to speak with the program coordinator.
Call the Police Department Business number at 760-499-5100 and ask to speak with a Field Officer. The Officer will ask you information related to the date and time of the call. Additionally, the Officer will provide you the procedure to obtain a phone trap through the local Phone Company.
Call the Police Department Business number at 760-499-5100 and ask to speak with the Dispatcher. The Dispatcher will ask you if the animal is contained. The Dispatcher may obtain the information for a later investigation by an Animal Control Officer or may give the information to the Field Officer depending upon the amount of emergency traffic the Officers are handling at that time. The information the Dispatcher is requesting may be used by the Officer to contact you by phone.
On the back side of the "Parking Citation" are instructions on handling a parking citation. You may also contact the Traffic Sergeant at 760-499-5125. The Traffic Sergeant can advise you on how to take care of the citation.
Call the Police Department Business number at 760-499-5100 and ask to speak with a Records Clerk. You may also come into the lobby and speak with the front counter personnel. A stored vehicle may require that you pay the department an administration fee prior to the tow company releasing your vehicle.
Call the Police Department Business number at 760-499-5100 and ask to speak with a Police Officer. You may also call the Investigation Division at 760-499-5121 and ask to speak with an Investigator. Both of these Officers can best advise you on the ways to handle the warrant.
Call the Police Department Investigation Division at 760-499-5121 and ask to speak with the Case Agent assigned to your case. A report will usually be moved from the initial Officer that took the report to the Case Agent in Investigations within ten to fourteen days. The Case Agent can advise you on the steps that a report goes through.