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Tobacco Retailer - New Permit

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The following information must be submitted with your application prior to the approval of your permit.  Applications will be accepted at the Chula Vista Police Department on a walk-in basis on Tuesdays from 9:00 – 11:30 AM or 1:00 – 4:00 PM or by appointment by calling 619-691-5244.

If for any reason your documents must be mailed, you can send it to the following:

Chula Vista Police Department
Attn: SIU – Licensing
315 Fourth Ave
Chula Vista, CA 91910
Please be aware that an incomplete application submitted by mail will cause delays in the processing of your permit.
Required Documents & Fees
- Completed Police Controlled License
- Signed Statement of Understanding 
- Copy of current City of Chula Vista business license 
- Payment of $322.00 (Checks and money orders are made payable to the City of Chula Vista)

All fees are non-refundable.

Your Police Controlled License is valid for one year from the date of issue.



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