Revitalizing downtown Grandview

Documents & Guides

The Small Business Guides provides helpful information, links to valuable resources, and outlines the steps for starting and operating a business in Washington state. The Small Business Guide is available in English, Spanish, Russian, Korean, Vietnamese, and Chinese.

Business Licensing

Apply online for a Business license in the City of Grandview WA

Downtown District Design Standards

If you are located in the Historic Downtown Grandview District a set of standards has been placed into law.  The purpose of the law is to preserve the historic nature of the district while allowing for necessary changes.

A copy of the ordnance can be obtained by clicking here.

Business promotions that involve street closures. 

A special event permit needs to be obtained in order to have a street closed.  The completed notice and fee is due 30 days prior to the event.  For assistance and perhaps partnering, contact the executive director of Mainstreet Grandview.

To get a special event permit, click here.

The US Small Business administration has developed 10 steps to start your business.

Starting a business involves planning, making key financial decisions, and completing a series of legal activities. Click to start following the 10 steps.

Should you go into business? Here are a few self quizzes we like. Please visit one or two of these sites and see how you measure up as a prospective business owner.