Starting a Business

Welcome to the City of Maitland. The success of your business is very important to us. We understand that starting a business can be challenging and that obtaining the proper permits and approvals can seem overwhelming at times.  To that end, we want you to know that the Maitland Community Development Department is available to assist with the approval process and get your business started.  

Starting a business in the City of Maitland is a seven step process.  You can learn more about each step of the process by clicking on each applicable step below:

1. Registering Your Business

2. Verifying your Land Use and Zoning

3. Building Classification

4. Obtaining Your Building Permit

5. Obtaining Utilities and Your Business Tax Receipt (BTR)

6. Permitting Your Signs

7. Opening Your Business