Business Services

The Economic Development Council provides professional services, technical assistance and a network of valuable resources to assist new and existing businesses.  Here are a few of our go-to partners:

The Jefferson County Small Business Development Program ( provides diverse support services, at no charge, to interested individuals seeking to start or grow a business. Services address:

  • Setting up and managing a successful business
  • Business feasibility analysis
  • Business planning and plan development
  • Potential funding sources and financial plan development
  • Business marketing concerns and techniques
  • Other varied professional services for new and existing businesses

The Jefferson County Building and Planning Department provides professional planning services and assistance in compliance with federal, state and local land use regulations.  Department staff works with the EDC, developers and elected officials to ensure a smooth and timely permitting process.

Jefferson County has a strong financial services sector including lenders with expertise in treasury management, investing, leasing and other products to enhance your business.