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 Programs
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

3rd Annual Livermorium Day Celebration -- May 29th
May 22, 2015  The public is invited to the third annual Livermorium Day Celebration on Friday, May 29th from 4-5 pm at Livermorium Plaza in Mills Square Park.

City Council Special Meeting Budget Workshop - Monday, June 1, 2015
May 22, 2015  On Monday, June 1, 2015, the City Council will hold a special meeting budget workshop beginning at 7:00 pm in the Council Chambers.

Livermore Tourism and Special Event Grants 2015-2016 Now Available
May 8, 2015  The City of Livermore is pleased to announce the availability of the 2015-2016 Tourism and Special Event Grants. Under this program, five (5) grants of $1000 each will be awarded to organizations that successfully demonstrate that their event will directly benefit Livermore downtown businesses and local wineries.