Register Your Business Name:

Onslow County Register of Deeds
602 Anne Street
Jacksonville NC 28540
910-347-3451
http://www.onslowcountync.gov/Register/

General Information about Licensing Requirements:

Business License & Permits Information BLNC
1-800-228-8443
http://www.blnc.gov/start-your-business/business-licenses-permits

North Carolina Department of Revenue
877-252-3052
http://www.dornc.com

Information about Local Licensing Requirements:

Onslow County Tax Office-Business Licenses
234 Northwest Corridor Boulevard, Jacksonville, NC 28540
910-989-2202
http://www.onslowcountync.gov/Tax/

City of Jacksonville – Business Licenses
815 New Bridge Street, Jacksonville, NC 28540
910-938-5244
https://www.jacksonvillenc.gov/247/Doing-Business

Zoning Requirements and Permitting:

Onslow County Planning and Development
234 Northwest Corridor Boulevard, Jacksonville, NC 28540
910-455-3661
http://www.onslowcountync.gov/Planning/

City of Jacksonville Planning Department
804 New Bridge Street
Jacksonville, NC 28540
910-938-5236

City of Jacksonville Code Enforcement
804 New Bridge Street
Jacksonville, NC 28540
910-938-5232
http://www.coj.net/departments/neighborhoods/municipal-code-compliance.aspx

Restaurant Regulations:

Onslow County Health Department
612 College Street, Jacksonville, NC 28540
910-938-5851

Sales and Use Tax Information:

North Carolina Department of Revenue
877-252-3052
http://www.dor.state.nc.us/faq/sales.html

Startup Guide/Legal Structure

http://www.sba.gov/category/navigation-structure/starting-managing-business/starting-business/business-law-regulations

http://www.sba.gov/starting_business/index.html

http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/0,4621,306251,00.html

Business Notes (Basic Info on Business Start-up Requirements)

Obtain an Employer ID Number (EIN):

By Phone: 800-829-4933

Corporations Forms, Fees, and Name Search:

www.secretary.state.nc.us/Corporations/

For Business Counseling, Training and Resource Information and Referral:

Small Business Center, Coastal Carolina Community College
910-938-6322
https://www.coastalcarolina.edu/services-and-support/services-community/sbc/

Chambers of Commerce:

Jacksonville-Onslow Chamber of Commerce
1099 Gum Branch Road, Jacksonville, NC 28540
910-347-3141
http://www.jacksonvilleonline.org/

Richlands Chamber of Commerce
127 Ervintown Rd., Richlands, NC 28574
910-324-1268

Swansboro Area Chamber of Commerce
502 Church Street, Swansboro, NC, 28584
910-326-1174
http://www.swansborochamber.org/

Greater Topsail Area Chamber of Commerce
13775 Highway 50, Suite 101 | Surf City, NC 28445
910-329-4446
http://topsailcoc.com/

Downtown Redevelopment

B.O.L.D., INC.–Bettering Our Local Downtown
421 Court St., Jacksonville, NC 28541
910-937-7222

Economic Development

Onslow County Economic Development
1099 Gum Branch Rd., Jacksonville, NC 28540
https://www.joednc.com/

Tourism Information

Onslow County Tourism
1099 Gum Branch Rd, Jacksonville, NC 28540
910-455-1113