The type of dealers license you are applying for will determine your location requirements.
• Property Use Veriication
− Your business location must be in an area appropriate for the type of business you wish to conduct. Before signing a lease or rental agreement, check with the agency responsible for completing the Property Use Veriication for Vehicle Dealers License
(OL 902) to ensure appropriate property use.
− Your office must be devoted exclusively for the use of your business with entry directly from the outside.Your office must have a telephone, desk, and a iling cabinet.
− All books and records pertinent to the business must be maintained at the office (320(b) CVC).
− Not less than 2 square feet (11709(a) CVC).
− Readable from a distance of at least 50 feet (11709(a) CVC).
− Provide information as to the dealer’s name and address (11709(a) CVC).
− Permanent in nature, able to withstand weather conditions,
and erected on the exterior of the office (408.00 CA Code of Regulations).
• Display Area
− Must be situated on the same property.
− Must be of a sufficient size to physically accommodate vehicle(s) of a type for which the dealership is licensed to sell (409.00 CA Code of Regulations).
− Additional display areas are permitted (display only, exclusive use, and sales are not permitted) within a radius of 1,000 feet from the principal place of business and any licensed branch location without being subject to separate licensing