Doing Business IN the City

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open-sign-w200Congratulations on choosing our dynamic and growing city as the home for your business. You’ll find a proactive and business-friendly government, which is why in 2014 the city was ranked 8th in the nation for job growth.

This  website is designed to provide you with an overview of how to open a business in the City of Port St. Lucie, and will also serve as a checklist of items to consider prior to choosing the specific location for your new business.

Our Business Action Team is available to help with your concerns. The Team consists of expert city staff who can answer questions about signage, permits, forms that will be needed and other topics. Before committing to a contract or lease, and before altering any building, please be certain you understand all requirements.

We wish you the best of luck as you embark on this new and exciting business venture in the City of Port St. Lucie.

Business Action Team

The city’s Business Action Team can answer questions about starting a new business in Port st. Lucie.

Items to consider prior to starting a business:

  • Pick the specific location, then call (772) 871-5281 before signing a lease or purchasing  property to verify that the intended use is permitted
  • Is my business allowed there? (Planning & Zoning Department)
  • Do I have enough parking?  (Planning & Zoning Department)
  • Do I need a grease trap?  (Utilities)