The Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce would like to welcome you to
Fort Bend County and assist you in your quest to create a successful
business. The Fort Bend Business Start-Up Guide is a resource for
business and entrepreneurs of all types; whether you are looking at
Fort Bend County as a possible location for your existing business or
are thinking about starting a new business in Fort Bend, this guide can
assist you in finding the proper resources. It contains information about
contacting agencies, obtaining permits and licenses, and explains the
different types of business structures that exist in Texas.


  • The Business Startup Process
  • Legal Aspects of Starting A Business
  • Starting A Business In Fort Bend County
    • Agencies to contact including phone and addresses.
    • Permit, license and regulatory contacts.
    • Other resources like Texas Workforce, OSHA, Immigration, etc.
    • Business development & training agencies.
    • List of economic development partners.
    • Recommended business books.
    • Business directory to help get you started.

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