Steps to Start a Business in Scranton

Plan your business

Are you looking to starting a business in Scranton?  Once you have your business concept, next you’ll need a Business Plan.  Not only does the Plan create a road map for the business owner, it is a requirement for financing. Scranton, Office of Community Development is a resource for helping you through this process.

  1. Business Planning

    1. University of Scranton Small Business Development Centerhttps://www.scrantonsbdc.com

  2. Site Selection

  3. Funding Your Business

  4. Licenses, Inspections and Permits (LIPS)

  5. City Planning (Land/Building Development ONLY)

  6. Register Your Business with the City (Taxes)