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    ​​LICENSE RESOURCES
    Listed below are some of the agencies that handle other licensing requirements which may affect your business. Please contact them directly for details on processes and fees.​

    Grand Rapids City Departments
    Development Center​​....616-456-4100
    - Building Permits
    1120 Monroe Ave NW
    Grand Rapids, MI  49503

    Income Tax Department....616-456-3415
    3rd Floor, City Hall
    300 Monroe Ave NW
    Grand Rapids, MI  49503

    Fire Department....616-456-3900
    -Fire Inspections
    38 LaGrave SE
    Grand Rapids, MI  49503

    Zoning Department....616-456-3460
    -Zoning Regulations
    1120 Monroe Ave NW
    Grand Rapids, MI  49503

    Kent County Departments
    County Clerk's Office....616-632-7640
    -Register Business Name (DBA, Assumed Name)
    300 Monroe Ave NW
    Grand Rapids, MI  49503

    Food Permits....616-632-7100
    Tattoos....616-632-2770

    State Departments
    517-241-6470
    -Registering a LLC, Corporation, etc.
    611 West Ottawa 
    Lansing, MI  48933

    877-999-6442
    -Finance and Insurance Regulations
    530 West Allegan St
    Lansing, MI  48913

    -Sales and Use Tax
    430 West Allegan St
    Lansing, MI  48922

    -Business start-up and operating guidance
    300 Washington Sq.
    Lansing, MI  48913

    Secretary of State....888-767-6424
    -Auto Repair, Salvaging, New and Used Car Sales

    -Adult Foster Care and Children's Day Care
    7109 West Saginaw
    Lansing, MI  48917
    ​​Connect with the Grand Rapids Business Community!
    616-771-0300
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    Want to be a BBB Accredited Business?
    Check out the Better Business Bureau. 
    616-774-8236
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