Start a Business

Starting a business can be an overwhelming process. The City of Beaverton's Economic Development department is here to help:

Start-Up Assistance

The City of Beaverton and the State of Oregon offer help for start-up businesses.

Types of Businesses

Learn about different types of businesses.

Business Plan

Developing a business plan is a good step to determine how and if you are ready to start a business. Read more in the Oregon Secretary of State's How to Start a Business Guide (PDF).

Taxes and Insurance

Learn more about taxes and insurance considerations for your new business.

Permits and Regulations

There are regulations and permit requirements to consider when you start your business.

Business License

Did you know that doing business in Beaverton requires a Beaverton business license? Apply for your license online.