Opening Your Business in MorgantownThe City of Morgantown Communications Office is working with the Main Street Morgantown Economic Restructuring Committee and the West Virginia University School of Business and Economics to develop a resource page for anyone looking to open a business in Morgantown - whether it's a home business, a business in a commercial zone, or a franchise.
Learn how to Open Your Business in Morgantown.
Steps to Starting Your Business
Look through the steps of starting your business here in Morgantown.
View a list of business licenses applications and learn how to start a business in Morgantown West Virginia.
Business Tax Credit
Here you can find building permit fees, helper sheets of items you need to bring to City Hall, and contact information.
Small Business Assistance Grants
Vendors are divided into two categories: Vending Trucks and Vending Carts. Both are required to operate with a City of Morgantown Business License, even if their headquarters are outside City Limits.
There are several incentives to opening a business in Morgantown city limits. The Morgantown area is the economic engine of North Central West Virginia, in one of the fastest growing counties in the state. We offer a talented workforce, close proximity to large metropolitan areas, and an excellent quality of life.
Business & Occupation Tax Returns
The main revenue source for West Virginia cities is the business and occupation tax generated by any commercial activity locate within the City limits.
Morgantown Area Partnership
Visit the Morgantown Area Partnership website for information about the chamber of commerce, economic development, and campus neighborhoods revitalization.
Small Business Development Center
The West Virginia Small Business Development Center offers Business Fundamentals classes regularly in Morgantown.
WV Women's Business Center
The West Virginia Women’s Business Center supports anyone with a dream or idea with the right tools to get it off the ground or take it to the next level. Whether you’re curious about starting a business or looking to take an existing business to the next level, this is a space where you can learn, grow, take the next step, and achieve.
Main Street Morgantown
Visit the Main Street Downtown website for the following options: dining, shopping, entertainment, professional, services, wharf, parking, local, things to do, and about Main Street.
Learn about the Green Business Coalition and Morgantowm sustainable programs.
Browse through local businesses and organizations that operate in the area.
RFPs / RFQs / Bids
View open bids for consultants, service providers, contractors, vendors, and suppliers.