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
hanovercounty.gov/building-inspectors-office

Hanover County Airport – HOVA Mngt.
804-798-6500
flyhova.com

Hanover County Airport Manager
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
hanovercounty.gov/planning

Public Utilities
Water and Sewer service
804-365-6024
hanovercounty.gov/public-utilities

Public Works
Road Improvements, Storm Water Drainage, Public Landfill Use
804-365-6181
hanovercounty.gov/public-works

Purchasing
County Procurement Services
804-365-6015
hanovercounty.gov/finance-management-services

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

Town of Ashland

Economic Development
Information, Grants, Resources
804-798-1073
ashlandva.gov

Public Utilities
Water and Sewer service
804-365-6024

Public Works
Leaf Removal, Roads, Water Drainage
804-752-6875

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.virginia.gov

Community College Workforce Alliance – Training, Recruitment & Consulting
804-523-2292
ccwatraining.org

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.virginia.gov

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
866-366-4357
dominionenergy.com

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

Virginia Natural Gas
Natural Gas Provider
866-229-3578
virginianaturalgas.com

Verizon Business
Phone, Internet & TV
888-328-8033
verizon.com/business

Comcast Business
Phone, Internet & TV
855-335-1913
business.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

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

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

SCORE-Richmond
Business Counseling & Seminars
804-350-3569
richmondscore.org

GENEDGE Alliance
Manufacturing Process Improvement
804-323-2226 ext. 228
genedge.org

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

Richmond Region Tourism
Services for Tourism Related Companies
804-783-7450
visitrichmondva.com