Opening A Business

Is your business located within the town limits?

If Yes, You Must:

  • If you are making any renovations to an existing building, or constructing a new one, you must obtain a building permit from the Building Inspections Department located at 9 South Main Street, 828-456-8647.
  • If you are moving into an existing business, you must schedule an Occupancy Use Inspection at the Building Inspections Department.  There is a $50 fee for this inspection, payable by cash or check. 
  • Apply for utility service at the Hazelwood Office. Depending on your credit history you may be required to give a commercial deposit of $200 for electric service and $40 for water and sewer service. For more information call 828-456-3515.

 

If your business is not located within the Town limits but you will be doing business within the Town there are fewer requirements:

 

*Exception: Taxi companies which pick up fares within the Town limits must also register with the Waynesville Police Department and conform to the Taxi Cab Ordinance. Please call 828-456-5363 for more information.

 

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