Business Resources & Links
Triad Navigator - online hub listing of the local resources for entrepreneurs to start, grow, and expand operations. Explore options for business education, coaching & mentoring, financial, employment, and real estate assistance.
Economic Development & Business Support- provides individualized support services and programs to the entrepreneurial, business, and development communities.
Contact Center - contact 336-373-CITY (2489) for general questions or concerns about City services such as water bills and waste collection.
Library Business Services- attend regularly hosted classes and workshops and learn how to utilize online research databases for market research and business planning. Contact the business services librarian at 336-373-4559 to schedule a consultation.
Minority and Women's Business Enterprise - search for or become a certified M/WBE firm.
EDBS Video Library - view a collection of videos featuring locally relevant business and economic development topics and educational resources.
Business Permits - required only for peddlers, itinerant merchants, mobile food vendors, solicitors, and massage businesses. Panhandlers and buskers (street performers) no longer need a Business Permit or License for activities within the City.
Business Privilege License - required only for taxicabs and businesses selling beer/wine.
- Zoning/Rezoning - will help determine acceptable uses of a property before purchasing or building. Use this map tool to check the zoning of a property or view the Zoning 101 document for information on the zoning/rezoning process.
- Signage - most commercial signage requires an approved permit application and fee payment.
- Pre-Development meeting - free service during which feedback is provided by a staff team for development projects before plans are officially submitted. This typically results in both time and cost savings. Contact Jose Colon at 336-373-4576 for scheduling.
Workforce Development - access tools and services for employers and job seekers.
Food Trucks - discover the rules and regulations for operating a food truck business in Greensboro.
Properties for Sale - review the consolidated lists of publicly owned property available for purchase.