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The Economic Development Department has facilitated many developments in the City, including corporate headquarters facilities, manufacturing, single retail locations and large retail centers.  We offer the following business programs and services:

BUSINESS ASSISTANCE TEAM
The City of Buena Park created the Business Assistance Team to provide high-level customer service to businesses considering to expand or relocate in Buena Park. The Business Assistance Team is composed of senior staff members from Economic Development, Community Development, Public Works, and City Manager departments.  The team will meet with new or existing businesses to explain the services offered by the Business Assistance Team, the City's design review and permitting process, development fees, and potential challenges.  To arrange a meeting, please contact Ruben Lopez at (714) 562-3592 or Melissa Dhauw at (714) 562-3538.

OPENING A BUSINESS IN BUENA PARK
Before you sign a lease or make any costly commitments, please review the following requirements to open a business in Buena Park:

1.  How to Open a Business in Buena Park
2.  Guide to Establishing a Business
3.  Business License Requirements
4.  City's Municipal Code & Zoning Ordinance
5.  Zoning Map

BUSINESS DIRECTORY
The City of Buena Park has launched a new online directory of businesses, clubs and organizations in Buena Park as well as updated city news, events and information. To see all the great businesses in Buena Park click the following link:  Buena Park Today611.  

BUSINESS RESOURCES
- Small Business Administration (SBA) Business Guide
- CalGold - The Gold Standard for Permit Assistance
- Additional resources to various agencies for licensing, EDD, IRS, permits, bonds, etc.

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The One-Stop Center provides no cost business services, including customized job training, company job fairs, job recruitment events, and more.   Please click here for additional information.

BUSINESS TRAINING 
The California Small Business Development Center (SBDC) offers FREE and low-cost small business training seminars that cover such important topics as access to capital, employment/payroll tax issues, and writing a business plan.  Contact SBDC to sign-up for upcoming seminars. 

The Small Business Administration (SBA) offers FREE and low cost training classes for small businesses on various topics. Contact SBA to sign-up upcoming classes.

SCORE, a nationwide nonprofit organization dedicated to the formation, growth and success of small businesses, also provides FREE and low-cost workshops and training on various topics beneficial to small businesses. Contact SCORE to register for upcoming classes.

COMMERCIAL PROPERTY SEARCH
The Economic Development Division is pleased to provide you with this helpful tool that enables you to search commercial properties for sale and for lease in the City. The property listings are generated through LoopNet, an online commercial real estate search engine. To begin your property search, please click LoopNet.