Start Your Business

Where to Begin

For a lot of things in life, getting started can be the hardest part. You’ve already taken the first step by being here … so , phew, glad we got that out of the way! From this point on, the Department of Economic Development, your entire City team, and Frederick’s local community are here to support you throughout every step of the process.

Use the following steps or download the complete Business Start-Up Guide (PDF).

Plan

Plan

Locate

Locate

License

License

Permit (City)

Permit

Launch

Launch

Grow

Grow

Interested in scheduling a kick-off meeting with our team to make sure you’re on the right path? Or find that you have questions along the way? Don’t hesitate to contact us!

Email Economic Development