Steps required for obtaining a City of Danville business license:
Obtain a zoning clearance from the Planning Division located in City Hall, Room 207. There is a $11 fee to issue a zoning clearance. For questions pertaining to a zoning clearance, contact the Planning Division at 434-799-5260 or view the attached document (PDF) for more information.
Register the name of your business with the Clerk of Circuit Court, 3rd floor of the City Court House, 401 Patton Street
Local State Health Department Inspectors at 434-799-5190
If you plan to sell alcoholic beverages, contact the ABC Board at 800-552-3200
When opening a day care center for children (five or more) contact:
The State Social Service Office in Roanoke, VA at 540-857-7946
When opening an adult home (four or more) contact:
The State Social Service Office in Roanoke, VA at 540-857-7868
Owners of barbershops and beauty salons must have a Shop or Salon License, which can be obtained from the Department of Cosmetology by calling 804-367-8509. All stylists must have their State License with them when applying for their City Business License.