The City of Petaluma and its partners offer many resources to help businesses start, connect, and grow. We advise people to seek assistance as early in the process as possible so that issues can be identified and addressed early
Business Start-up Resources
The U.S. Small Business Administration offers
a wide variety of services for small businesses,
including loans, loan guarantees, contracts,
counseling sessions and information.
The Governor’s Office of Business and
Economic Development (GO-Biz) offers
services related to business attraction,
retention, and expansion; permit streamlining
(calgold.ca.gov); site selection; trade
development; and small business assistance.