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Permits, Forms & Fees


Information about taxi and massage related permits

Special Event Applications

Also includes National Night Out, Block Party, Alcohol, Bingo and 21 Gun Salute applications

Fee Schedule

Find out fee amounts for some services offered by the Pleasanton Police Department

Emergency Information Form for Businesses

This form is for Pleasanton businesses to fill out any pertinent emergency information.

General Instructions

  1. Open application
  2. Print the form and then fill it out (some can be filled in before printing)
  3. Mail or drop off at 4833 Bernal Ave, Pleasanton, CA 94566.
    You can also fax or email it in some cases, please see any instructions on the form.

Pleasanton Police Department

4833 Bernal Avenue
Pleasanton, CA 94566

(925) 931-5100 — Police Non-Emergency Number
(925) 931-5122 — Police Emergency Number


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

An establishment permit is required for the business owner to operate their business in the city.

  • Establishment Application
    $100 Application fee
  • Two 2×2 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/Practitioner

All massage practitioners are required to be certified by the California Massage Therapy. Council (CAMTC) in order to provide services in a permitted establishment.
  • 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 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

  • Taxi Driver Application
  • $150 Application Fee
  • Two 2×2 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

Special Event Permits and Applications

We are proud of our community and its amenities that we have all come to enjoy in this community that we all love and cherish. Below, you will find our special events applications and any prerequisites that need to be satisfied prior to a specific event.

Special Events

Special event applications must be submitted for most events whether it is a parade, a race or a street fair. We welcome your application, but please note that we have a new application process and all applications must be submitted no later than 90 days in advance of the event. Download Special Event Application

Alcohol One Day License Permit

Anytime you have an event that is open to the public and you wish to give away, sell or consume any type of alcohol and you do not already have a liquor license, you must obtain a one day license from ABC (Alcohol Beverage Control). The application must not only be approved by ABC but also by the Chief of Police. It is recommended that applications for an Alcohol One Day License be submitted at least 45 days in advance of event. 

Download Alcohol One Day License Permit

National Night Out

National Night Out (NNO) takes place on the first Tuesday of August every year and is celebrated across the nation, from small communities to large cities. Pleasanton Police Department has enjoyed supporting these parties and partnering with our residents for over 20 years. It is a great opportunity to get together with neighbors, enjoy a good meal and have an evening of fun. Your neighborhood can be a part of this fun celebration too. 

Registration for NNO opens in July. Please check our social media for the announcement.

Block Party

The Pleasanton Police Department grants permits for the temporary closure of streets and public right of ways for Residential Neighborhood Block parties. The approval process is described in the attached documents and Block Parties are subject to the conditions and provisions included in this application. Applications for a block party must be submitted at least 10 working days in advance of the event. Block Parties are often a part of the National Night Out celebrations for many of our neighborhoods. 

Download Block Party Application


See attached application for bingo events. All such events must be approved by the City of Pleasanton.

Download Bingo Application 

21 Gun Salute

The Pleasanton Police Department recognizes the significance and importance of a 21 gun salute to honor the men and women who have paid the ultimate price in service to our country. In order to obtain permission to conduct a 21 gun salute, an application must be submitted to the Chief of Police at least 14 days in advance of the event. 

Download 21 Gun Salute Application

Fee Schedule

Some of the services offered by the Pleasanton Police Department, such as permits and records releases, incur a fee. Please see the list below for a guide to which services these are. The Police Department can accept payment by either cash or money order only.


ABC Letter $ 25.00
Clearance Letter $ 15.00 (additional $15 if notary needed)
Criminal History Letter
$ 60.00 (additional $15 if notary needed)
Fingerprinting (Live Scan) $ 25.00 plus variable DOJ/FBI fees (resident)
  $ 40.00 plus variable DOJ/FBI fees (non-resident)
Gun Release (pursuant to 6389FC) $ 65.00 per gun

Massage Permit

Establishment $ 100.00
Technician $ 50.00
Photos - CD
$ 25.00
Records Release (copy of police report) $ 5.00 (for 1-10 pages; $ .10 each additional page)

Taxi Permit

Business $ 600.00
Driver $ 150.00

Vehicle Release

Impounded/stored $ 250.00
Repossessed $ 15.00