One of the primary roles of Economic Development is to assist in the business development process. Getting your business off the ground is no easy task. This webpage is a landing site for small business owners who have questions about how the City can enable their business to thrive. You may need to contact multiple departments within the City, depending on the type of business you are opening. Those departments include the Finance Department, City Clerk’s Office and/or the Community Development Department (Planning and Building). Below, you’ll find resources, tools, and guidance to help open a business or operate a current one.