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Starting a Business

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COS Open for Business

COS OpenForBiz is a free online resource that provides users with roadmaps with step-by-step checklists for starting a business in Colorado Springs.  The website allows the user to scroll through the steps and download a printable PDF roadmap that highlights each phase and step of the process. 

Permit Partner

Permit Partner is a free interactive online tool that allows users to discover the required permits and licenses, estimate fees, and easily connect with local agencies to start a business in Colorado Springs. This tool is also available in Spanish.

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Small Business Development

Are you a small business owner who has questions about how the City can help your business to thrive? Get resources here.

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City for Champions

Winning projects in Olympic City USA. City for Champions is a collection of five distinct and extraordinary venues that will attract new visitors to Colorado Springs, the surrounding region and the State of Colorado.

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2022 Annual Report

The 2022 Annual Report highlights the successes and progress made by the Economic Development Division in 2022.

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Colorado Springs, CO 80903
United States

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