Permits & Licenses

The Permits & Licenses Unit is part of the Bureau of Special Operations, Division of Strategic Services. The unit and is administered by two professional staff.  This unit works closely with the Investigations Unit and Traffic Unit conducting regulatory oversight and ensuring compliance with laws.  The unit regulates several industries that serve the city, including taxicab franchises, taxicab drivers, massage establishments, massage therapists, adult entertainment establishments, adult entertainment employees, firearms dealers, second hand dealers, pawnbrokers, peddlers and solicitors.

The Licenses & Permits Unit operates on an appointment only schedule with limited walk-ins.  

General business hours: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
To contact the Licenses & Permits Unit call (408) 730-7112.


Sunnyvale Dept. of Public Safety
Permits & Licenses Unit

700 All America Way
Sunnyvale, CA 94086
Phone (408) 730-7112
Fax (408) 730-5713

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