Business Development


Starting or Relocating a Business

Local city and county offices provide all business licensing in Montana. The city of Polson does not require a General Business License, however, there are specific licenses required for certain activities.  Visit the City of Polson offices at 106 1st Street East, or their website at: 
https://www.cityofpolson.com/community/page/permits-and-licenses

Community Development:  https://www.cityofpolson.com/commdev

Building and Planning:  https://www.cityofpolson.com/building

State of MT Resources: 

Montana’s Official State Website for Business information:  https://mt.gov/business/

The State of Montana provides professional licenses.  Visit: https://www.license.mt.gov/

for more information or contact the Secretary of State’s office for registration information at 406-444-2034 or visit their website sosbusiness@mt.gov

Innovation – Montana Style:  http://innovatemontana.com/

Montana Economy at a Glance:  https://www.bls.gov/eag/eag.mt.htm

Census and Economic Information Center: https://ceic.mt.gov/

Business Resources

Polson Chamber of CommerceBusiness Development Coordinator

402 1st Street Each, Suite 102, Polson, MT 59860

406-883-5969 

Lake County Community Development Corporation (LCCDC)

407 Main Street SW, Ronan, MT 59864

406-676-5901 –  www.lakecountycdc.org

Through our Business Development Center, LCCDC collaborates with its local and regional partners to provide businesses with technical assistance, education and financial support related to planning, management, marketing, government contracting, accounting, food processing and work-force training. 

Department of Labor and Industry

Lake County Job Service Workforce Center

417-B Main, Polson, MT 59860

406-883-7880  www.jsd.dli.mt.gov/local/polson

Polson Community Development Association

P.O. Box 758, Polson, MT 59860

406-883-8076

Polson Redevelopment Agency (PRA) is an advisory board to the City Commission