Starting a Business
In the City of Bellbrook, we are proud of the many small business owners that have chosen to work in our community. Starting a business is not an easy task and below is some information to help you get started.
File required documentation with the federal government. For more information, visit the U.S. Small Business Administration website. Website
File required documentation with the state. For more information, visit the Ohio Department of Development 1st Stop Business Connection website. Website
File required documentation with the county. For more information, visit the Greene County Auditor's website. Website
No city income tax. The City of Bellbrook does not have a city income tax. Therefore, anyone who lives and/or works in the city does not need to file tax returns with the City of Bellbrook.
Business Security Information
The Bellbrook Police Department responds to building alarms and reports of suspicious activity for businesses in the city. To aid the police in communicating with the business owner or responsible party, the department requests the business to complete a Business Security Information Sheet. This form will also aid the Bellbrook Fire Department to know building-specific information prior to arriving on the scene of a fire or other emergency.
Please complete the form below and submit to the
Bellbrook Police Department.
Business Security Information Sheet
To open a business in the City of Bellbrook, a business owner will first have to acquire several permits from both the city and county before opening the doors. for a listing of permits, go to the Required Permits page.