Doing Business

Got a question about building applications, permits, the development process, or just how to start a business in Douglas County? We are here to help! The links below take you to pages focused on specific business needs. There you'll be able to find contact information and resources.

Applications & Permits
Access development applications and permits.

Assessor's On-line Services
Access parcel maps, sales information and more.

Building Codes & Design Criteria
Stay current on building codes and design criteria by browsing through this information.

Building Permit Search
Search the online building permit data base.

Business Licenses & Other Permits
Learn about what's needed to do business in the county and how to apply for a liquor license, outdoor festival permit, sign permit, or temporary food permit.

Design Criteria & Improvement Standards
Find out about Planning Design Criteria and Engineering Design Criteria Standards,

Documents & How to Guides
Access key development documents and how to guides

Economic Development/Vitality
Learn about the county's Economic Vitality Plan, projects and implementation.

Land Use & Development Regulations
Description of Land Use & Development Regulations.

Small Business Counseling & Services
Find out what services are available to small business.

Workforce Development
Learn about business outreach resources available to employers to connect with job seekers.