Downloadable Content Hub
Make it Tacoma Downloads and Links in One Easy to Access Location
In order to provide the most customer service possible, we are compiling the business checklists (provided in both English and Spanish) in this easy to access and download location:
- Business Restaurant Checklist
- Home-based Business Checklist
- How to Have Coffee – Building a Valuable Support Network
- Brick and Mortar Business Checklist
- To supplement these checklists with more detailed permit information, please visit the Tip Sheet Index provided by Tacoma Permits
- Our Launching a Business and Growing a Business brochures are your go-to for other partners in the community who can help you build your business.
Below is a list of helpful links to start and grow your business:
- Check out Business Planning & Marketing templates from the SBA or SCORE South Sound Tacoma
- Statewide Business Resources for Startups
- City of Tacoma Interactive Zoning Map
- This map contains detailed information regarding site zoning including allowed uses, setbacks, minimum lot area, and height.
- City of Tacoma Business Licensing FAQ
- Applying for your Business License in Tacoma
- WA Secretary of State Corporations Page
- Contact them in order to register your business and get a Unified Business Identifier (UBI)
- Tacoma Permits Website
- Business Organizations
- To contact for assistance.
- Cottage Food Operation Permit Packet
- Required if trying to sell food/baked goods out of your home.