The City Staff has worked to refine and expedite our process for welcoming new businesses into our community. Please refer to this handy guide
outlining our process. Below please find all in information and links you will need to become a member of our business community.
Please take a look at the zoning
ordinance, allowable areas for your new business venture.
In order to operate a business in the City of Lathrup Village, a business license is required. To apply for a Business License, Lathrup Village requires the following information:
Applications are reviewed by the Building Inspector for zoning compliance. If no zoning conflicts are found an inspection of the business site is scheduled. If the business site passes inspection, a business license will be issued.
New business owners should consult with city staff on signage for commercial space.
For additional information on starting your new business venture, the Downtown Development Authority has set up a specific Starting a Business webpage for entrepreneurs and a complete reference guide to locating your business in the DDA district.
Opening A Business in a Commercial District