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 Center HERE

  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)