Business & Economic Development

Redlands is the location of choice for some of the top consumer, technology and healthcare companies in the country. Companies that continue to thrive in a community that blends the best of Southern California’s work and play lifestyle.

From a supportive business environment to an exceptional quality of life, from small-town appeal to big-city amenities, Redlands provides businesses and their employees with everything they need to build a brighter future.

Corporate residents enjoy attractive office, manufacturing/distribution and tech work environments; robust digital infrastructure; superior transportation corridors; aggressive lease/purchase rates and convenient higher education opportunities.

Add to that lifestyle amenities like a historic, walkable downtown, year-round cultural and recreational opportunities, a wide range of housing choices and a location within an hour of beaches, mountains and deserts, and you’ve found the perfect home for your business.


Business Survey


The City of Redlands is collecting economic loss information due to the COVID-19 Pandemic to submit to the Small Business Administration (SBA).  This will assist the SBA in issuing Economic Injury Disaster Loans. More information about the SBA program can be found here.


Information & Data

Key business data is a click away. Learn about Redlands’ demographics, quarterly sales tax reports, business or commercial search tools and more here. Need more information? Contact the Economic Development Division at (909) 335-4755 ext. 1.


Resources & Tools

Whether starting a new business or expanding an existing business, below are a number of resources that are available to business owners.


What tax rate applies to me and/or my business?


To find the specific tax rate for your home or business location, enter your address on this website:

The map will be updated every calendar quarter. The next update will reflect the City’s sales tax increase on April 1, 2021.


Business Licenses

Business Licenses are required of all persons or corporations conducting business within the City of Redlands.


One Stop Permit Center

To minimize the potential spread of COVID-19 the One Stop Permit Center (OSPC) will remain closed to the public until further notice. Drop boxes for permit applications and plan submittals are available at the OSPC front door of Suite 15A, Monday through Thursday only (and closed to submittals every Friday).
35 Cajon St Suite 15A
(909) 798-7551