County residents trying to start a home-based business can now submit
their business license application and required documents to the county,
receive an over-the-counter review and leave with a business license
the same day. This new process eliminates repeat trips to the county
and weeks of waiting to get a license.
businesses moving into an existing office or retail space of less than
3,000 square feet where there are no changes to the space, DeKalb is now
offering a Move-in As Is Affidavit in lieu of the business owner
submitting professionally prepared plans. This enhancement will save
proprietors hundreds if not thousands of dollars while reducing the
time from application submission to business opening from four to six
weeks to seven to 10 days.
This article was prepared by the county and edited for publication.