• Business Consulting & Assistance

  • The Heart of Danville is committed to growth and diversification of downtown Danville's economy through encouraging job creation and investment. We are here to assist with your business relocation and/or expansion goals. Contact the Main Street Program Director, Nick Wade, today to learn more about current and future opportunities in downtown Danville. 

    Follow this link for the general procedures in obtaining a business license/occupational tax certificate within the City of Danville.

  • SBA’s “Starting and Managing a Business” Website

    Are you thinking about starting a business of your own? Explore the topics here to learn the aspects of starting a business, plus find information you need to succeed.

  • Helpful Contacts

    Nick Wade

    Main Street Program Director

    Downtown Revitalization

    859- 236-2361 x141


    Jody Lassiter, JD

    Develop Danville

    Development Resources & Site Selection

    859- 236-2361 x130



    Paula Fowler, M.P.A./I.O.M./A.C.E. 

    Danville-Boyle County Chamber of Commerce

    Business Relocation/Expansion Resources

    859- 236-2361 x120


    Bridgette Lester

    City of Danville Codes Enforcement

    -Historic Preservation Design Guidelines
    -Historic District Sign & Structure Application
    -Historic District Sign Regulations
    -Obtaining a Certificate of Appropriateness

    - Local Alcohol and Beverage Licenses 

    - City Business License 

    859- 238-1200


    Steve Hunter

    Planning & Zoning


    859- 238-1235


    Ken Pfulg

    Danville Fire Chief

    Fire Prevention & Safety

    859- 238-1211


    Tony Gray

    Danville Police Chief

    Public Safety



    Brent Blevins

    Boyle County Health Department

    Health Department

    859- 236-2053



    Alcoholic Beverage Control

    State Alcohol and Beverage License 

    502- 564-4850


  • Kentucky Small Business Development Center Services

    How to Start A Small Business in Kentucky

    For answers to your management questions, contact our business consultants for professional individualized consultation. Confidentiality is guaranteed. Our consultants have earned advanced degrees in business or management and have extensive practical experience.

    Consultants can help:

    • Develop and update business plans
    • Identify sources of capital
    • Set up record-keeping systems and analyze financial records
    • Identify foreign markets for products or services
    • Conduct specialized research geared to specific needs of the business-owner
    • Create marketing strategies and advertising campaigns
    • Explore suitable ways to conform to government regulations
    • Increase opportunities to sell to federal, state, and local governments
    • Analyze statistical and demographic data

    Kentucky Small Business Development Center
    343 Waller Avenue, Suite 205
    Lexington, KY 40504
    Phone: 859.257.7666

    Area Director in Lexington
    Fausto Sarmiento

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