Starting a new business is exciting yet can be challenging, but we’re here to make it easy. Before you buy or lease, let us help. The City of Battle Ground offers Business Friendly OnSite Review (BFOR). With one call, we will coordinate City and any other applicable agency staff to meet with you for a free comprehensive review of your potential site.
As with any big life move you should seek legal and financial assistance to assure that you are aware of all of the risks and challenges involved in your endeavor. Once you’re ready to move forward with opening your business there are a few basic items of which you need to be aware.
Washington State Requirements
The City of Battle Ground collaborated with the Washington State Department of Revenue, Business Licensing Service (BLS), for the administration of its city business licenses. Department of Revenue Washington State has a great website that provides a step by step guide to assist you in deciding what types of licenses and registrations may be required. Additionally, see the City's business licensing page.