The Business Inclusion Office for the City of Asheville actively seeks to identify minority and women-owned businesses for an opportunity to participate as providers of goods and services to the city.
Learn what is required to do business with the City, for projects large and small.
Learn about financial support that may be available for your business.
Find the zoning information for your project.
Resources for finding or registering a minority, women or disabled-owned business.
Use Asheville's Open for Business wizard to find out what permits and licenses you will need and an estimate of permit fees.
To obtain fingerprints for employment or local criminal history checks, you must visit the Buncombe County Bureau of Identification.
Any person engaging in the business of purchasing precious metals must obtain a precious metal permit. Understand the law and how to obtain or renew your permit.
Find information to register for certification as a Minority, Woman, and/or Small Business Enterprise (MWSBE) with the City of Asheville.