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  • Business Resources

  • City of Livonia Licenses: 734-466-2230
    Certain businesses classifications are required to obtain a license to operate in Livonia. Those licenses are obtained from the City Clerk's office. 

    City of Livonia Economic Development Department: 734-466-2293
    When looking to locate a business in Livonia the first stop should be with the city's Economic Development Department. The City of Livonia's Economic Development office coordinates all economic development initiatives and activities for the city. The Economic Development Director devotes special emphasis to the retention and expansion of existing Livonia businesses, as well as providing services for industrial and commercial businesses considering new operations in Livonia. Click here to learn more about the services provided by the city's Economic Development Department.

    Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC): 517-373-9808
    The MEDC is a national leader in innovative and effective business attraction and assistance programs. Their services include packaging incentive programs, workplace safety training, employee training, export assistance, labor market information, selling to government and strategic and technology planning. Click here to visit the MEDC website.

    Wayne County Economic Development: 313-224-0756
    Wayne County has developed a number of programs to encourage economic development. The Economic Development department can assist you with financial incentives, Brownfield redevelopment, loans, and job training. Click here to visit their website.

    Michigan Small Business & Technology Development Council (MI-SBTDC): 734-462-4438 
    The Small Business Technology Development Center (SBTDC) at Schoolcraft College provides counseling, support and educational programs for small, start-up business and innovative technology companies. As part of this program they offer one-on-one management consulting and training programs tailored to the interest of small business owners and managers. The MI-SBTDC website takes you to online tools provided by the Michigan Small Business Technology and Development Center (MI-SBTDC) to start a business.

    Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC): 734-462-4438
    At Schoolcraft College PTAC, their professional, confidential, and no-cost consulting services can help your company identify the government market that best fits your organization. Schoolcraft College PTAC is funded by the federal government and Schoolcraft College. PTACs provide free Government Contracting assistance to business firms in marketing products and services to the federal, state, and local governments. As a regional center, the Schoolcraft College PTAC services companies located in Oakland and Wayne counties. View more details here

    Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE):
    Another resource for small and start-up businesses is the Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE) who provide free, confidential counseling. SCORE members are comprised of retired business owners and managers from a variety of specialty areas. To set up an appointment with a SCORE representative, please visit www.score.org.