Doing Business

GUIDANCE for businesses - covid-19


Health and government officials are working together to maintain the safety, security and health of the American people. Small businesses are encouraged to do their part to keep their employees, customers and themselves healthy.

The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development has compiled helpful information for employers, employees and all Californians as it relates to the cornonavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

Economic Injury Disaster Loan and Advance (EIDL)

All small business owners are eligible and ENCOURAGED to apply for an Economic Injury Disaster Loan advance of up to $10,000, and the loan advance will not have to be repaid.

Further, the EIDL program provides small businesses with working capital loans up to $2 million that can provide economic support to small businesses, with terms up to 30 years and deferred payments for one year.  Apply Now Online.

Paycheck Protection Plan

An SBA loan that helps businesses keep their workforce employed during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. Application process beginning April 3, 2020

Critical Essential Infrastructure Workers List

How can we help you?

Launching, relocating or expanding a business? We understand this can be a daunting process even for experienced professionals and we are here to help. Contact our Concierge Service and we can help guide you through any stage of your business development, or begin your journey by reviewing the Business Permitting Toolkit.

  1. Permit Center

    Processes and permits needed for commercial and residential development.
  1. Doing Business - Zoning and Land Use
    Zoning and Land

    Land use and activities conducted on parcels are regulated through zoning laws.
  1. Concierge Center

    We are here to help navigate you through any stage of your business development.
  1. Doing Business - Business License
    Business License

    All businesses generating revenue within Danville need a business license.

  1. Doing Business - Business Resources
    Business Resources

    Market Analysis, Step-by-Step Business guide, regional business support and more.
  1. Doing Business - Outside Agencies
    Regional Permits

    Opening a business can trigger permits from regional agencies (ABC, Health, etc.).