Doing Business

Got a question about building applications, permits, the development process, or just how to start a business in Douglas County? We are here to help! The links below take you to pages focused on specific business needs. There you'll be able to find contact information and resources.
  1. Applications & Permits

    Access development applications and permits.

  2. Assessor's On-Line Services

    Access parcel maps, sales information and more.

  3. Building Codes & Design Criteria

    Stay current on building codes and design criteria by browsing through this information.

  4. Building Permit Search

    Search the online building permit data base.

  5. Business Licenses & Other Permits

    Learn about what's needed to do business in the county and how to apply for a liquor license, outdoor festival permit, sign permit, or temporary food permit.

  6. Community Profile

    View a quick snapshot of some history of Douglas County.

  7. Design Criteria & Improvement Standards

    Find out about Planning Design Criteria and Engineering Design Criteria Standards,

  8. Documents & How to Guides

    Access key development documents and how to guides

  9. Economic Development / Vitality

    Learn about the county's Economic Vitality Plan, projects and implementation.

  10. Expand Your Business

    Get information, tools and resources to help with your business expansion.

  11. Fictitious Firm Name Filing

    Access information on what fictitious firm name filing is.

  12. Land Use & Development Regulations

    Description of Land Use & Development Regulations.

  13. Relocate to Douglas County

    Learn why Douglas County makes sense for your business and about resources available to help with the process.

  14. Small Business Counseling & Services

    Find out what services are available to small business.

  15. Workforce Development

    Learn about business outreach resources available to employers to connect with job seekers.

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