According to the Murrieta Municipal Code, every person or entity planning to engage in business within city limits, regardless of whether the business is subject to taxation or not, must do the following to procure a business license:
- Apply for a license
- Obtain the appropriate approvals
- Pay applicable fees
According to the Murrieta Municipal Code, "Business" means:
"profession, trade, occupation, gainful activities, and all and every kind of professional, commercial, and industrial calling whether or not carried on for profit."