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City of Arcata 

The City of Arcata’s Community Development department oversees Planning, Housing, Economic Development, Foodworks Culinary Center, and Commercial Cannabis permitting. The department’s core focuses are sustainable growth and enhancing the City’s character, availability of all types of housing, and support and growth of the City’s economy

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City of Blue Lake

The City of Blue Lake requires annual business licenses for all businesses, including rentals, that are located in Blue Lake or provide services there.  This would include both one person businesses as well as those with employees.

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City of Eureka

The City of Eureka’s Development Services Department was created to foster opportunity and guide growth through partnerships with the community. The Department includes five divisions: Planning and Zoning, Economic Development, Housing, Property Management and GIS.

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City of Ferndale

Ferndale is a quaint Victorian village on the north coast of California, in Humboldt County. Settled in the 1850s, its roots were in the dairy industry, which remains an important aspect of its current economy.

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City of Fortuna

Fortuna is nestled in a scenic valley surrounded by redwood forest to the north and east and the mighty Eel River and Pacific Northwest coastline to the west. Fortuna has a quaint, traditional Main Street that not only has an historical value but an ongoing economic contribution to the region. Fortuna consists of a diverse population and is served by the City of Fortuna Administration, Police Department, Volunteer Fire Protection District, Community Center, and Open Door Community and Redwood Memorial Hospitals as well many agencies providing social services and support for seniors and youth. Fortuna pride, family, and community run deep in the Friendly City and we would love to welcome you!

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City of Rio Dell

The Community Development Department for the City of Rio Dell assists the public, providing information on land use, zoning and site development standards and processing applications for land use permits and subdivisions. The Department reviews a variety of land use applications for new development.

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City of Trinidad

Trinidad is a seaside town in Humboldt County, located on the Pacific Ocean 8 miles north of the Arcata-Eureka Airport and 15 miles north of the college town of Arcata. Situated directly above its own natural harbor, Trinidad is one of California’s smallest incorporated cities, (with a 2010 population of 367) and is noted for its spectacular coastline with ten public beaches and offshore rocks. These rocks are part of the California Coastal National Monument of which Trinidad is a Gateway City. 

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