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Small Business Startup Roadmaps

Guides to help you get your business started

Ready to start your new business in Raleigh?  Let us help! 

We’ve created Startup Roadmaps, which are personalized guides to starting a business based on the type of business you want to open. The step-by-step instructions will take you from registering your business name to opening day. 


  1. Restaurants Roadmap
  2. Convenient Stores Roadmap
    ~ coming soon!
  3. Catering Roadmap
    ~ coming soon!
  4. Daycare Roadmap
    ~ coming soon!
  5. Food Truck Roadmap
    ~ coming soon!
  6. Salon or Barber Roadmap
    ~ coming soon!



Mark Weldon
Division of Community and Small Business Development 


Lead Department:
Housing and Neighborhoods
Service Categories:
Small BusinessCommunity and Small Business Development