Do I need a City of Centerville license to operate a business in Centerville?
The City does not require licensing, however, it is necessary to obtain building, sign, and occupancy permits. It is also necessary to file corporate and employee income tax reports.
Where do I go to get building, sign and occupancy permits?
Permits are issued at the Building Inspection Department located at 100 W. Spring Valley Road.
What is the Income Tax Rate in Centerville?
The Income Tax Rate is 2.25%. Any other tax questions can be directed to the Tax Department at (937) 433-7151.
Does the City provide financial assistance of any sort to businesses looking to locate in the City?
The City works diligently to match its business community with the resources it needs to succeed. To learn more about the various economic development assistance programs managed by the City, click here.
How can I learn what land or buildings are available in the City?
Call the Economic Development Department at (937) 428-4766. You can view our New Business Occupancy brochure by clicking here, a step-by-step guide to obtaining zoning and occupancy permits for a new or relocating business.
Will the Mayor or other City officials participate in grand openings or other business celebrations and ceremonies?
Yes, if schedules permit. Such affairs are coordinated by the Economic Development Department.