Starting A Business

Goochland County has the prime conditions for starting and growing a business, including:

  • Competitive tax rates
  • Collaborative business community
  • Excellent transportation access
  • Skilled workforce
  • A deep regional education network
  • And an active Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development Department.

Are you not sure where to start? Goochland County Economic Development will help you navigate the process each step of the way, from identifying a location and applying for permits or licenses, to guiding you through the land permitting process to ensure your project proceeds smoothly.

Below are a few resources for entrepreneurs to review as they take their idea and transition it into a business. These resources help guide you through the many different steps that entrepreneurs must take when establishing their business. Please contact us today if you have any questions about starting a business in Goochland County.

Virginia's Business One Stop provides entrepreneurs with the information they need to know before starting their business.

You can find more resources on our Entrepreneurial Resource page.

Goochland County Resources

  • Building Inspections
    Phone: 804-556- 5815
  • Commissioner of Revenue
    Phone: 804-556-5807
  • Community Development
    Phone: 804-556-5860
  • County Administration
    Phone: 804-556-5811
  • Environmental and Land Development Review
    Phone: 804-556-5860
  • Planning and Zoning
    Phone: 804-556-5860
  • Public Utilities
    Phone: 804-556-5835
  • Purchasing
    Phone: 804-556-5802