Opening A Business

Check the Business Development Guide!

10 Step Guide

  1. Pick A Location
  2. Visit the Clinton County Chamber of Commerce website and complete the “Starting A Business” checklist.
  3. Obtain a “Certificate of Appropriateness”
    • Buildings within the H1 Wilmington Commercial Historic District require a “Certificate of Appropriateness” for all exterior changes and signage.
  4. Attend the Design Review Board meeting for approval of exterior changes and signage.
  5. Obtain a sign permit with a zoning permit application.
  6. Obtain a “Site Plan Review”
    • Changes to a site require a site plan review. Examples of changes that require this review are changes in numbers of parking spaces, storm water drainage, landscaping, lighting, or major additions.
    • “Site Plan Reviews” must be completed before obtaining a building permit.
  7. Will the business be serving food or drinks?
    • Begin gaining the licensing needed by completing the “Food Service Operation & Retail Food Establishment Facility Plan Review” packet and submitting it to the Clinton County Health Department.
  8. Obtain a “Commercial Permit” for a “Certificate of Use & Occupancy” and any building changes. 
  9. Complete the required inspections.
  10. Join the Chamber of Commerce & become a Main Street supporter!

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Starting A Business

Explore the Clinton County Chamber of Commerce website and complete the “Starting A Business” checklist.

Go to for additional resources for starting a business in Ohio, including financing opportunities. 

Check out the Clinton County Economic Development Center for Clinton County business demographics.

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