Start a Business in Woodburn
Have questions about starting a business in Woodburn or relocating here? Contact our Economic Development Department at (503) 980-6319.
Step 1: Before You Start
The State of Oregon's Corporation Division provides information on which business structure is right for your business, and also handles registration.
Step 2: Name Your Business
Step 3: Select Your Location
Economic and Development Services Department can help with zoning questions, and assist you in find the perfect spot.
Step 4: Obtain Licenses and Associated Permits
Business License are required for any individual, partnership, corporation, or sole proprietorship in Woodburn. Other licenses and permits may be required, depending on your business type.
Step 5: Understand Your Tax Obligations
The Oregon Department of Revenue provides information about Oregon and federal income taxes for businesses.
Step 6: Obtain City Permits
Contact our Economic and Development Services Department to find out which permits your small business may need.