Welcome to DCBA

The L.A. County Department of Consumer and Business Affairs is glad to work for you. Click here to learn more about our services.

Business connections

Your small business can do business with L.A. County. Learn more about the Local Small Business Enterprise Preference Program.

Know the Wage

Our Wage Rules & Regulations tip sheet provides small business owners an overview of wage and hour requirements.

Enriching Lives

"It's comforting knowing a competent department is providing service, free, for anyone who needs it." - Courtney Johnson, Marina del Rey

Dealing with Debt

Join our debt collection workshops every Tuesday at the Norwalk Courthouse. Click for more details.

Consumer News


Chip-Enabled Credit Cards Changing the Way We Pay

Chip-enabled cards, a newer, more secure technology, will soon replace traditional credit cards. All major credit card companies are currently making the transition. If you own a small business, consider upgrading your equipment.


Following Wage Regulations is Key for Small Business Owners

DCBA works to help local small businesses start, survive, and thrive in L.A. County. Our information can help small businesses and prospective businesses know their responsibilities under the law to help prevent wage and hour violations from occurring.


A New Look for a Clearer Vision: Introducing Our New Logo

Earlier this year, the Board of Supervisors updated our department’s name to reflect our expanded services. Now, we introduce the new logo for the County of Los Angeles Department of Consumer and Business Affairs.