Find a location

Locat­ing your busi­ness in the right place great­ly increas­es your chances for suc­cess. There are many things to con­sid­er when mak­ing this impor­tant decision.

What are the local zon­ing ordinances?

Are there sim­i­lar busi­ness­es in the same area?

How can I locate space to buy or lease?

What should be includ­ed in my lease?

Reference Solutions (formerly ReferenceUSA)

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Small Busi­ness Admin­is­tra­tion — Pick Your Busi­ness Location

An overview of tax­es, zon­ing laws, and reg­u­la­tions that might affect your busi­ness location.

DeKalb Coun­ty Zon­ing Ordinances

This is the full text of Chap­ter 27 of the DeKalb Coun­ty Code.