Resources

The La Mesa Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to being a driving force within the local community and the region. The Chamber promotes all members and the City of La Mesa by providing advocacy, workshops, seminars and other activities allowing the Chamber to be the voice for the businesses we serve. We strive to provide meaningful benefits to our members through member discounts, networking, social interaction, community events, advertising, and promotional opportunities. We also educate our members by keeping our hand on the pulse of laws and ordinances that impact our business members.
Below you will find helpful links and contact information on government and political contacts, city services and employment opportunities.

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Government Resources

Licenses & Regulations

Business Licenses
     www.cityoflamesa.com

Fictitious Business Name
    arcc.sdcounty.ca.gov/Pages/fbn-info.aspx

San Diego Better Business Bureau
    www.bbb.org/sdoc

California Business Portal
     www.calbusiness.ca.gov

Small Business Administration
     www.sba.gov

U.S. Department of Labor
     www.dol.gov

National Federation of Independent Business
     www.nfib.com

California Chamber of Commerce
     www.calchamber.com

Taxes

San Diego Treasurer/Tax Collector
sdtreastax.com

Franchise Tax Board
www.ftb.ca.gov

California State Board of Equalization (re-seller permits)
www.boe.ca.gov

I.R.S.
www.irs.gov

Elected Officials

Visit the official website: www.usa.gov/elected-officials

Community Links

City of La Mesacityoflamesa.com
County of San Diegosandiegocounty.gov
La Mesa Historical Societylamesahistoricalsociety.com
La Mesa Economic Developmentcityoflamesa.com
San Diego Tourism Authoritysandiego.org

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Important Phone Numbers

City of La Mesa 
General City Info463-6611
City of La Mesa Business License667-1118
City of La Mesa Parks667-1300
Police Department667-1400
Fire Department667-1355
County 
La Mesa County Library469-2151
Fictitious Business Names237-0502
Sheriff858-692-8501
Utilities 
City of La Mesa Sewer667-1126
San Diego Gas & ElectricResidential 800-411-7343
Business 800-336-7343
EDCO Waste & Recycling287-7555
State Government 
Employment Development Dept.800-300-5616
Board of Equalization (Sales Tax)525-4526
Franchise Tax Board800-852-5711
Federal Government 
IRS800-829-1040
US Post Office800-275-8777

Political Advocacy

Dear Members:

As an advocate for our members, the La Mesa Chamber is committed to keeping you informed of issues that may affect your business. While we do not publicly endorse any particular candidate, we do host a “Meet The Candidate Forum” each election cycle and invite candidates for the local office of Mayor and City Council to participate. We also invite elected officials from Congress, Senate, and other various levels to speak periodically at Breakfast Meetings.

The resources shown to the right provide information on how your legislators voted last year on various business related bills, and the latest information from the California Chamber on bills and upcoming ballot measures.

The La Mesa Chamber is a member of the California Chamber of Commerce and supports business-friendly legislation through their lobbying efforts.

 

Mary England, President and CEO

Resources

National Federation of Independent Business
www.nfib.com

California Chamber of Commerce
www.calchamber.com