Business Resources

Obtaining a Business License

Office building in Concord As in most cities, Concord requires all entities that conduct business in Concord to obtain a Business License.

Obtaining a Permit

Permit Center provides a single location for both businesses and residential customers in Concord.

Bidding on City Projects

Get information on current City projects, how to submit a bid, bid results and projects currently in design.

Tools for Starting a Business

Tools for Business gives you access to all the local, state, and federal programs to start and grow your business - all in one place! You can find business plan tools, funding programs, government requirements, training resources, help with selling to the government or selling globally, and much more.

City Planning

The central point of contact for review and processing of all development applications. Processes over-the-counter and discretionary permits. Responsible for the City's current and future planning needs, staff in the Planning Division manage development in the best interest of the City.

Free Consultation Services

Consulting services range from business planning to business financing. Contact the Contra Costa Small Business Development Center.

Free Access to Core Employment services

Visit the EastBay Works Web site.

General Business and Marketing Resources

Visit the Concord Chamber of Commerce. Entrepreneurs, businesses owners and managers looking for a one stop location for variety of business resources can visit the Contra Costa Means Business portal.

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Contact Us

For more information, contact Economic Development at 925-671-3355

John Montagh, Economic Development & Housing Manager
Robert Ramirez, Economic Development Specialist

City of Concord CA