Permits

The City of Pleasanton requires that Massage Technicians, Massage Establishments, Taxi Drivers, and Taxi Businesses obtain permits to do business in Pleasanton. Applications for permits can be obtained at the front desk of the Pleasanton Police Department.

Massage Establishment Massage Technician/Practitioner
An establishment permit is required for the business owner to operate their business in the city. All massage practitioners are required to be certified by the California Massage Therapy
Council (CAMTC) in order to provide services in a permitted establishment.
  • Establishment Application
    $100 Application fee
  • Two 2x2 passport photos
  • 300 hours of massage schooling
  • 200 hours of additional schooling or experience (documented)
  • Proof of membership in a certified massage association
  • Proof of massage insurance
  • Proof of citizenship (birth certificate, passport or naturalization papers)
  • Livescan fingerprints
  • Massage Technician Application
  • Certified Massage Practitioners Registration Application
  • Proof of CAMTC Identification card
  • Proof of CAMTC Certificate
  • Proof of massage insurance (no less than $2,000,000)
  • Proof of citizenship (birth certificate, passport or naturalization papers)
Taxi Business Taxi Driver
  • Taxi Business Application
  • $600 Application fee
  • Vehicle Inspection Certification
  • Approved color scheme of taxicab
  • Taxi Driver permit for owner/operator
  • Copy of posted rate sheet
  • Weight & Measure certificate
  • Fictitious business statement & proof of publication
  • Registration with a drug and alcohol
  • Random Selection Program Consortium and also a pre-employment drug test
  • Safety certification issued by Certified Safety Inspection Station
  • Commercial registration for the taxicab in the company name or owner name
  • Livescan fingerprints
  • $1,000,000.00 insurance
  • City of Pleasanton Business License Number
  • Planning approval if business is located in Pleasanton
  • Taxi Driver Application
  • $150 Application Fee
  • Two 2x2 passport photos
  • Copy of Driver's License
  • Proof of citizenship (birth certificate, passport or naturalization papers)
  • Completed drug form
  • Livescan fingerprints
  • Pre-employment drug test