804.365.6464

Resources

Business Resources

A few business start-up resources you may need are listed here. Our job is to help you succeed. Let us help you with questions navigating permits and government process and any other issues that may arise.  Our network of information sources, databases, contacts, and programs can help you launch your business successfully. Call Hanover County Economic Development now at 804-365-6464.

Local Resources State & Federal Resources Additional Resources
Hanover County

Economic Development
Any and All Business Activity/Questions
804-365-6464
hanovervirginia.com

Building Inspections/Permits
Electrical, Mechanical, Plumbing, etc.
804-365-6040
bldginsp@hanovercounty.gov

Hanover Airport
804-365-6208

Library (Pamunkey Regional Library)
Research Staff, Meeting Space, Wi-Fi, Printing and Copier Service
804-365-6210
pamunkeylibrary.org

Planning
Inspection, Zoning, Land Use, Signage
804-365-6171
planning@hanovercounty.gov

Public Utilities
Water and Sewer service
804-365-6024
publicutilites@hanovercounty.gov

Public Works
Road Improvements, Storm Water Drainage, Public Landfill Use
804-365-6181
publicworks@hanovercounty.gov

Purchasing
County Procurement Services
804-365-6105
fms@hanovercounty.gov

Dominion Resources Innovation Center
Startup Services for Technology Businesses
804-368-8610
dominnovation.com

Town of Ashland

Economic Development
Information, Grants, Resources
804-798-1073
town.ashland.va.us

Planning Department
Water and Sewer service
804-365-1073

Public Works
Leaf Removal, Roads, Water Drainage
804-798-9219

Treasurer’s Office
Business License & Fees
804-798-8650

 

State of Virginia

Virginia.gov
Business Assistance
Virginia.gov/business

Business One Stop
bos.virginia.gov

VA State Corporation Commission
Register Business
804-371-9967
scc.virginia.gov

VA Employment Commission
Post Job, Find Employees, Tax Credits, Unemployment Insurance & Research
804-786-1485
vec.virginia.gov

Virginia Procurement (eVA)
Procurement Process for VA & Localities
804-786-3842
eva.virginia.gov

VA Dept. of Agriculture & Consumer Food & Agribusiness Development
804-786-3501
vdacs.virginia.gov

Virginia Tourism Corporation
Service for Tourism Related Companies
804-545-5500
vatc.org

VA Dept. of Housing & Development
Enterprise Zones & Microlending
804-371-7000
dhcd.virginia.gov

VA Dept. of Health
Food Enterprise Permit, Well & Septic
804-365-4343
vdh.state.va.us

Community College Workforce Training, Recruitment & Consulting
804-523-2292
ccwa.vccs.edu

VA Dept. of Small Business and Supplier Diversity
Enhance Procurement for Minority Business
804-786-6585
sbsd.virginia.gov

VA Dept. of Environmental Quality
Environmental Permits
804-698-4000
deq.state.va.us

Federal

Small Business Administration
Startup, Expand, Financing, Grants, License, Permits, HUB Zone
800-827-5722
sba.gov

Internal Revenue Service
Federal Employer ID Number, Taxes
804-916-8700
irs.gov/businesses

Census
Demographic & Market Research
800-923-8282
census.gov

Private Utilities

Dominion Energy
Electric Provider
888-216-3718
dom.com

Rappahannock Electric Cooperative
Electric Provider
800-552-3904
myrec.coop

Virginia Natural Gas
Natural Gas Provider
877-572-3342
virginianaturalgas.com

Verizon
Phone, Internet & TV
888-481-0387
smallbusiness.verizon.com

Comcast
Phone, Internet & TV
800-391-3000
comcast.com

Communications

Visit here for Internet service providers.

Networking & Professional Associations

Hanover Chamber of Commerce
804-442-2093
hanoverchamberva.com

Hanover Business Council (Chamber RVA)
804-648-1234
chamberrva.com

Hanover Airpark Business Association
804-523-2903
haba-va.com

VA Asian Chamber of Commerce
804-502-8081
aabac.org

VA Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
804-378-4099
vahcc.com

Small Business Development Center
Business Planning and Seminars
grsbdc.com

Service Corp. of Retired Executives (SCORE)
Counseling from Former Executives
804-350-3569
richmondscore.org

GENEDGE Alliance
Manufacturing Process Improvement
804-323-2226
vpmep.org

Center for Innovative Technology
Solutions for Early Stage High-tech Companies
703-689-3000
cit.org