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What is the City doing to help businesses of all sizes prosper?

Assessments
Information about public utility assessments and nuisance abatement assessments.

Business Advantage
Business resources provided by the Greensboro Public Library.

Business Permits
Panhandlers, peddlers, itinerant merchants, mobile food vendors, solicitors, street performers, and massage businesses in Greensboro are required to obtain a business permit at no cost to them.

Collections
The City's Collections Division is responsible for collecting monies that are due and payable to the City, including business privilege licenses, parking tickets, assessment charges, utility service charges, housing and community development loan payments, solid waste collection and disposal charges, false burglar alarms, payments for cemetery plots, and other miscellaneous fees and charges.

Making Payments
Information about payments accepted by the City's Collections Division and payment locations.

Privilege Licenses
Taxicabs owners and businesses that sell beer and/or wine in Greensboro are required to purchase a business privilege license.

Property Tax
Sometimes referred to as ad valorem tax, property tax is assessed annually against the value of real and personal property including homes, vehicles, commercial buildings and vacant land.

Development Services
This is the City's one-stop access for all aspects of commercial and residential building plan review and permitting, located at 300 W. Washington St.

Housing and Community Development Loan Payments
To encourage and nurture home ownership and community renewal, the City has made numerous loans with special rates and other incentives.

Utilities
The City provides basic utility services, including water and wastewater service, stormwater management, solid waste collection and disposal, and disposal of household hazardous waste.

Minority and Women Business Enterprise
Through the M/WBE Program, the City of Greensboro provides equal opportunity to minority- and women-owned businesses to participate in all aspects of City contracting and purchasing programs.

Permitted Use Schedule
A schedule of uses permitted in each zoning category.

Who to Contact for City Services
Call 336-373-CITY (2489)

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