Starting a Business Guide

Starting a business involves extensive planning, making key financial decisions and completing a series of legal activities. These 7 easy steps can help you plan, prepare, and manage your business.

If your plan is to sell in public spaces, parks and squares or operate a food truck, please contact the Office of Special Events, Film & Tourism, 912-351-3837 or visit them here.

Click on the steps below to learn more about how to Start a Business in Savannah.

7 Steps to Starting a Business in Savannah
Step 1. Creating Your Business Plan
Step 2. Formalizing Your Business
Step 3. Choosing a Business Location
Step 4. Financing Your Business
Step 5. Registering for Business Taxes
Step 6. Obtaining Licensing & Permitting
Step 7. Opening for Business