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The City of San Jose Welcomes Your Business to our City

 

The City of San Jose would like to help you succeed as you grow your business here. There are many programs the City manages, some regulatory and some not. Within in each section you will find a breadth of information as you click on the links. Use the right hand navigation to click directly to those programs that you are familiar with.

 

 

Programs and Services for Your Business


 

Small Business Ambassador Program (Guidance on the building permit process)

Guide to Starting a Business (An overview of organizations and their role in business)

work2future-Business Services Program (Guidance on Getting Started)

BusinessOwnerSpace.com (Guidance on Getting Started)

Special Tenant Improvement Program in Vacant Buildings

Industrial Tool Installation Program

Incentives Offered by the City for Your Business

Business Cooperation Program

Enterprise Zone

Foreign Trade Zone

Water Efficient Technologies (WET)

City Programs for Financing Your Business

Recycling Market Development Zone

 

 

Resources for Starting Your Business


 

Guide to Starting a Business

Small Business Development Process (Development Services)

Small Business Ambassador Program (Guidance on the building permit process)

 

 

City Requirements (Regulations)


 

Home Occupation (Doing Business from your home)

Business Tax (Required License)

Development Services (Permits)

Fire Prevention

 

Opportunities to Work with the City


 

Small Business Opportunity Program

BidLine

 

Partner Programs Offering Business Counseling and Services


 

Business Incubators

Energy Audits, Rebates and Incentives for Small Businesses

Small Business Development Center of Silicon Valley

Software Development Forum


 

 
Choose San Jose - Start & Grow Your Business Here

Business Resources

Services To Assist You

Small Business Ambassador Program
Guide to Starting a Business
Businessownerspace.com
Business Services Program
Special Tenant Improvement Program
Industrial Tool Installation Program

Business Incentives

Business Cooperation Program
Enterprise Zone
Foreign Trade Zone
Water Efficient Technologies
Recycling Market Development Zone

Business Opportunities

BidLine
Small Business Opportunity Program

City Requirements

Home Occupation (Business)
Business Tax (Required Registration)
Development Services (Building Permits)
Fire Department Prevention Requirements (Buildings)
 
 
 
 

San José City Hall
200 East Santa Clara Street San Jose, CA 95113
Main: (408) 535-3500 Fax: (408) 292-6731 TTY: (408) 294-9337
e-mail: customerservice@sanjoseca.gov
Walk-In Hours: Monday - Friday: 8:00AM - 5:00PM

 

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