Business permits in Burbank, CA

Business Permits and License

If you are opening a business in Burbank and need a business license or building permit, please visit the first floor of the Community Services Building at 150 N 3rd Street, or click here for more detailed information on starting your business.
• Hours of operation are Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm (closed 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm).
For all other permits and forms, please click here.

Film permits in Burbank, CA

Film Permits

As the Media Capital of the World, Burbank welcomes all film production, big and small.

  • No business license required for film production
  • Film permits cost $150 per day or $350 per week
  • Permits require only two business day notice
  • Law enforcement required on an as-needed basis
  • Only a 350 foot radius is required to notify businesses and residents
    For more detailed information and permit forms, please click here.
Burbank, CA zoning


To download the updated citywide zone map, please click here.

To review the zoning use list, please click here.

For information on how to submit plans and applications, please click here.

To learn more about the application process, please click here.

Become a City Vendor

If you would like to become a vendor for the City of Burbank click here for more detailed information.

The Purchasing Division is responsible for:

  • Contracting firms for City construction projects
  • Hosting bids for all City purchases/contracts
  • Purchasing all goods, services, and equipment for City departments
  • Selling surplus City equipment at auction