Business Resources

When you call or email the Business Resource Center, Planning and Economic Development staff can assist you with:

  • General consultation
  • Business planning
  • Site selection
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Funding application assistance
  • Connecting you with city departments or other agencies

Download more information about financial assistance programs offered through the City of Saint Paul:
English - Financial Assistance
Hmong/Hmoob
Spanish/Español
Somali/Soomaali

Download more information about technical assistance from our partner organizations:
English - Technical Assistance
Hmong/Hmoob
Spanish/Español​
Somali/Soomaali

Business Resource Line: 651-266-6600
Email Us

Resources from other City Departments

Department of Safety and Inspections (DSI) Resources:

The Department of Safety and Inspections can assist you with:

  • Building permits and inspections
  • Most business licensing
  • Site and building plan review

Contact: 651-266-8989

Department of Human Rights and Equal Economic Opportunity (HREEO) Resources:

The Department of Human Rights and Equal Economic Opportunity can assist you with:

  • Contract compliance
  • Procurement
  • CERT Program for minority-owned, women-owned and small business enterprises

Contact: 651-266-8900