City of College Park, Maryland

Economic Development

Starting a business is an exciting and challenging undertaking. The City of College Park has created a Business Resource Guide to ensure that establishing a business here will be a smooth process. The guide provides a starting point for getting your business up and running, including the following information:

  • A checklist for new businesses detailing the process from creating a business plan to opening the doors to customers.
  • A list of important contacts at various government levels for information on everything from registering your business name to obtaining grants.
  • Details on assistance programs offered at the City and County levels that provide funding for new or existing businesses.
  • Profiles of each of the City's commercial areas to give you an overview of the possibilities of locating your business.

 Additional detailed information is listed on the licenses and permit page.