First, some sobering data…
80% of small businesses fail within the first 5 years.1 Don’t let that discourage you! It’s important to understand the risks involved to ensure proper planning before you embark on an undertaking of this magnitude. And with multiple types of assistance available to small businesses, there’s no need to go it alone.
Whether you’re in the early stages of planning or ready to cut the grand opening ribbon, plenty of resources are available to help you through the stressful – but exciting – process of opening your new business.
The links below will guide you to various local and state foundations & agencies that can provide you the laws, financing, forms, etc., needed to get your project off the ground.
Livingston County Chamber of Commerce
Chamber of Commerce memberships can include a multitude of benefits, even health care. They also offer promotional opportunities and assistance through all phases of your business development.
Please visit their site and/or contact them to discover their exact offerings.
SUNY Geneseo Small Business Development Center
Geneseo State College offers an excellent assistance program to help you properly plan, scale, promote, and manage your small business in Livingston County.
Best part is? It’s free. Check them out. What are you waiting for?!
Mount Morris, NY Village Code
This is a full copy of our Village Code to be used only as reference. Please contact the Code Enforcement Officer for official interpretation/clarification.
Village of Mount Morris Official Site
Livingston County Economic Development