Bedford County Economic Development

Office of Economic Development


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Starting a Business

Bedford County’s Office of Economic Development is passionate about helping you succeed in starting your business. Whether you are just beginning to write your business plan or have already gotten off to a great start, we are here to assist you.

County offices to contact when starting a business

Helpful contacts

Bedford County Circuit Court Clerk’s Office
Trade Name Registration
Call (540) 586-7632

Bedford County Commissioner of the Revenue’s Office
Tax Structure
Call (540) 586-7621

Bedford County Community Development
Building Inspections
Call (540) 586-7616
Zoning
Call (540) 586-7616
Addressing
Call (540) 587-5678

Bedford County Health Department
Environmental Services
Call (540) 586-7952

Bedford County Public Safety
Fire & Rescue
Call (540) 587-0700

U.S. Internal Revenue Service
Employer ID Number
Call 1 (800) 829-1040
www.irs.gov

Virginia Department of Environmental Quality
Lynchburg DEQ Office
Call (434) 582-5120
www.deq.virginia.gov

Virginia Department of Taxation
Virginia Tax ID Number
Call (804) 367-8036
www.tax.virginia.gov

Virginia State Corporation Commission
SCC Office
Call 1 (800) 552-7945
www.scc.virginia.gov

Central Virginia Community College Workforce Solutions & Community Education
Customized training and other workforce needs

Small Business Development Center at CVCC (your local SBDC)
http://sbdccvcc.org/

U.S. Small Business Administration
Resources to help women-owned businesses and more

U.S. Dept. of Agriculture
Agriculture and forestry laws and regulations

Virginia Dept. of Business Assistance
State incentives, financing and more

Virginia Small Business Development Center
Start your own business