Why Do Business in Livermore?

Welcome to Livermore!  

The City of Livermore loves our business community and thinks that it is the right place to grow your business.  Our Community and Economic Development Department provides services to the business community ranging from pre-development planning and entitlements, to construction related plan reviews, field inspections and business incentive programs.  


Here are some quick links to get you started:

Permit Center                                       Business License                           Incentive Program Guidelines
A one-stop shop that provides
one-seat services including land
use entitlements, off-site
improvements, on-site storm
water retention, potable water
services, fire prevention, and
permit plan review and inspections.
View application forms, handouts,
and the differeing requirements for
area businesses located either inside
 or outside City limits.
 To aid in establishing or
growing your business in

Plus, check out the many reasons why companies choose Livermore as a great place to do business….

Unlimited Opportunities  l Talented Workforce  l  World-Leading Science and Technology Hub Strategic Location l Large Employers / Major Businesses l Modern Transportation Rich History and Culture Vibrant Arts CommunityWorld-Class Tourist DestinationAffordable Housing  l  Outstanding Support and Business Resources

Housing and Human Service Grant Application Workshops
November 19, 2015  The cities of Livermore and Pleasanton are co-sponsoring Housing and Human Service Grant application workshops on the following dates.
If you are applying to Livermore, attendance at one of the meetings listed below is mandatory.

What’s next for Downtown’s successful revitalization?
October 12, 2015  As part of the Council's FY 2015/17 two-year goals, the City is in the process of completing the 2004 Downtown Specific Plan. The Specific Plan sets the stage for revitalizing the Downtown with new dining, entertainment, residential, and retail development.

BART Workshop in Spanish on December 1st at Marylin Avenue School
November 25, 2015  The City is hosting a public workshop in Spanish on December 1, at 7 PM at Marylin Avenue School...
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