Who do I contact first?


Contact the Planning and Development Department at 417-337-8549 to visit with a staff representative who will be happy to assist in providing information about Open for Business. Staff will assist in answering questions and determine if an OFB meeting is right for you.


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1. Is Open for Business a requirement to open my business?
2. Who do I contact first?
3. How much does a business license cost?
4. How can I find out if a location is zoned for my business?
5. I am opening a new business. Can I have banners or signs that announce that my business will be opening soon, and do I need a permit?
6. What is a business plan and do I need one for Open for Business?
7. Where do find and submit my business license application?
8. How long will it take for my business license to be processed?
9. How long is my City of Branson business license valid?
10. Do I need a building permit?