Frequently Asked Questions

If you have additional questions, please contact the Stafford Economic Development Office Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 5:00pm, at (540) 658-8681 or visit us in person at 1300 Courthouse Road, Stafford, VA from 8:00am to 4:30pm.

How do I start a business or obtain a business license in Stafford?
Please contact our office at (540) 658-8681 to request a “New Business Start-up Guide” or to speak with a member of the Economic Development team.  Detailed information can is found on the Doing Business in Stafford section of the website.
Can Economic Development assist my business in finding a commercial site or building?

YES! Economic Development provides confidential commercial site searches.  Please contact Rick Cobert to begin your search (540) 658-8681.

What resources are available to existing businesses? 

Stafford County offers a number of programs to provide assistance to established Stafford businesses who wish to increase their workforce and expand services within the County.  For more information, visit the Business Retention and Expansion portion of our website.

Does Economic Development orchestrate or publicize ribbon cuttings for new businesses? 

Yes. We do orchestrate ribbon cuttings to welcome new businesses.  Please contact us.  See our link to our monthly newsletter in the News and Pubications section of this website.

Can you provide a list of Stafford County businesses?

No. As a government agency, Stafford County Economic Development does not maintain nor provide a comprehensive list of Stafford businesses for public use.  Interested parties may wish to contact the Fredericksburg Regional Chamber of Commerce for business contact information.