Over 300 businesses have licenses to conduct business in the City of Orland. A complete list, or a list of certain vendors (i.e. amusements, hotels, manufacturing), can be obtained by calling City Hall (530) 865-1600. You can obtain your own business license by completing the application and submitting it to City Hall or by emailing it to the City Treasurer.
The City’s Economic Development Commission is advisory to the City Council, meeting the second Tuesday of every odd month at Carnegie Center at 6:00 P.M. for their regular meetings. Annually they set a priority list of items they want to work on and pursue for the City’s economic development. Some items they address are façade improvements, directional signs, clean and green entryways and researching options for development of the westside of Interstate 5. If you wish to be on their agenda, contact Jennifer Schmitke, City Clerk at (530) 865-1610.
The Orland Area Chamber of Commerce can be contacted through their website or by calling (530) 366-8725.
Beginning in 2013, through a contract with the Glenn County Human Resource Agency, The Center for Economic Development will work with both existing and start-up companies to provide loan prep, competitive intelligence, marketing services, financial services, website services and social media utilization. To receive these services an existing business or start-up must qualify as a microenterprise (under five employees) and be headquartered in Glenn County. Also, the owner must meet certain income qualifications. Glenn County has other resources for assisting employers. All interested entrepreneurs in Glenn County should contact Yassi Lam, Business Services Coordinator for Glenn County, at (530) 934-1494 or Jason Schwenkler from CED at (530) 898-3855 or Luis Moreno from 3CORE.
Contact Pete Carr, City Manager, at (530) 865-1603 or firstname.lastname@example.org for any questions on starting or conducting business within the City Limits.