Alarm and security businesses bear the burden of serious responsibility. Not only do they protect homes and businesses from threat and violence, but they are entrusted with knowing when people come and go – and their very lives. The amount of knowledge and care required has prompted states to combat abuse, fraud and scams by requiring alarm and security companies to hold licenses. Many cities further these measures with local permits and registrations.
Besides being the hometown of Mario Lopez, Chula Vista is known for its many golf courses, access to the sea and culturally diverse community. Tourism powers much of California's 7th largest city's economy with medicine and healthcare following closely behind. Located only 7 miles from San Diego, Chula Vista is the second-largest economy is San Diego County. From a business licensing standpoint, Chula Vista makes it as simple as possible to set up shop. The city keeps local licensing to a minimum, leaving most of the regulation to San Diego County and the State of California.