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Economic Development

Obtain or renew a business license?

All businesses operating in the City are required to obtain a business license. Find the application here.

Or Renew Online Now!

Starting a business?

  • Get a business licenses
  • Verify zoning
  • Receive building & fire inspections
  • Ensure appropriate signage

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North Charleston provides the resources to help businesses get from where they are to where they want to be.

It takes a community-wide commitment to foster economic growth. That spirit is one of the hallmarks of North Charleston, which leads to a strong economy and helps us remain competitive in an increasingly global marketplace. Drawing on the strength of increasing numbers of public/private partnerships, North Charleston provides infrastructure, a well-trained work force, support services and financial resources – all which help businesses succeed.

North Charleston is dedicated to establishing an environment where businesses can flourish. Whether an existing business or one looking to relocate, North Charleston's municipal government presents one of the most business friendly environments.

North Charleston's market access is second to none. The State of South Carolina boasts five interstate highways, five commercial airports, two Class I railroads, seven independent rail lines and the world-class Port of Charleston.


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