Business Development Checklist

BUSINESS START-UP CHECKLIST

1.  For demographic information, space availability and business information assistance, contact: Mary Skrzat Hutchins, Executive Director
Historic Kennett Square
Phone: 610-444-8188
E-mail: mary@historickennettsquare.com
Website: www.historickennettsquare.com

2.  Regarding zoning regulations, change of use, accessibility requirements and building and sign permits, contact: Office of Building, Housing and Code Enforcement in the Borough of Kennett Square
Phone: 610-444-6020
Fax: 610-444-3216
E-mail: rdrumheller@kennettsq.org

3.  For assistance to prepare a written business plan complete with pro-forma statements that will serve as an operating guide as well as a financial prospectus, you may receive free and confidential advice through the following agencies:Small Business Development Center (SBDC)
Kutztown University……………………………………………. 610-458-5700
Service Core of Retired Executives (SCORE)…….……….. 610-344-6910
Chester County Economic Development Council…………. 610-458-5700
Southern Chester County Chamber of Commerce….……… 610-444-0774

4.  Register your employees for the Borough of Kennett Square and Kennett Consolidated School District Earned Income Tax – a tax of 1% on gross wages and/or net profits from a business or profession. Forms can be obtained by calling Keystone Collections Group. Phone: 724-978-0300

5.  For information on parking regulations as well as assistance with your parking needs, contact the Parking Division in the Kennett Square Police Department. Phone: 610-444-0501 or contact Historic Kennett Square.

6. Please feel free to contact one of the attorneys or accountants on our sponsor list for support and help while opening your business.