City of Burlington, Vermont City of Burlington, Vermont

CEDO / City Hall Room 32
802-865-7144 / cedofd@burlingtonvt.gov
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Business Assistance Overview

Jobs - and especially livable jobs - are a critical piece of what makes Burlington a great place to live. The Community & Economic Development Office supports businesses and economic growth in practical and concrete ways:

  • Hands-on help with business planning, licenses and permitting.  Call or email us to set up an appointment.
  • An award-winning business guide that will walk you through the steps you need to take to start your business.
  • Help finding space
  • An online registry for Minority- and Women-Owned Business Enterprises and Section 3 businesses

Ready to start your business, but aren't sure which City permits you need?  Check out the City's online business portal at https://business.burlingtonvt.gov/ for step-by-step guidance that's customized for your business! 

You'll also find information and resources on state and federal requirements, business planning, finding a location, financing, and other important items.   

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES:

PLEASE CONTACT US WITH QUESTIONS OR TO SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT:

Gillian Nanton, Assistant Director of Economic Development
802-865-7179

gnanton@burlingtonvt.gov

Diana Colangelo, Economic Development Specialist
802-865-7187
dcolangelo@burlingtonvt.gov