Start Your Own Business

    Congratulations!  

    So, you are doing business or want to do business in Coral Springs. Welcome! You have made a great decision; Coral Springs is a vibrant community with a diverse population with growing retail and commercial needs. Of course, there are City policies, procedures, and regulations that affect your business.  This Guide to Doing Business in Coral Springs provides you with an easy-to-understand step that answers some of the most frequently asked questions about the City of Coral Springs. The Economic Development Office is here to assist to help your business find important information on how to make doing business in our City a pleasant experience.

    Remember, our desire to provide prompt, accurate and courteous customer service depends on a great deal of good communication and understanding of the codes and regulations that we depend on to preserve and protect our investment and our community.

    Step One:

    Decide your legal structure (e.g. Sole Proprietor, Partnership, Corporation, LLC) of your business.  All forms can be found online at SunBiz. For additional guidance, please consult your attorney or accountant.

    Step Two:

    Check the zoning, parking and other applicable regulations with the City of Coral Springs Zoning Department or by calling at 954-344-1160 before signing a contract for a business location. You may check the zoning for any property within the City of Coral Springs here. Also, be sure to check with the City’s Building Department for licenses and permits which may be required for interior remodeling or renovations. In addition, there may be other requirements to obtain additional licenses and permits from other agencies.  For larger developments or projects, a Development Review Process is required.  Conceptual meeting and pre-application meetings are highly recommended by making an appointment.

    Step Three:

    Check the zoning, parking and other applicable regulations with the City of Coral Springs Zoning Department or by calling at 954-344-1160 before signing a contract for a business location. You may check the zoning for any property within the City of Coral Springs here. Also, be sure to check with the City’s Building Department for licenses and permits which may be required for interior remodeling or renovations. In addition, there may be other requirements to obtain additional licenses and permits from other agencies.  For larger developments or projects, a Development Review Process is required.  Conceptual meeting and pre-application meetings are highly recommended by making an appointment.