The City of Delavan is a great place to do business. Located within a thriving region the Delavan community attracts tourists from Rockford, Janesville, Milwaukee and Chicago. The opportunities for future entrepreneurs are right here in Delavan and we want to provide the resources that you’ll need to get your business idea off the ground.
Downtown Delavan Strategic Plan
A strategic plan for Downtown Delavan. This Plan provides a vision for the downtown’s future and identifies pathways to achieve this vision.
Starting a Business State and Federal Resources
Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (Starting a Business) http://inwisconsin.com/entrepreneurs-and-Innovators/
U.S. Small Business Administration (Small Business Resource) http://www.sba.gov/
Wisconsin Entrepreneurs’ Network (Business Assistance, Training, Financing) http://www.wenportal.org/index.htm
SCORE (Counselors to America’s Small Business) http://www.score.org/
WI Entrepreneurs Start-up Toolkit http://www.ci.janesville.wi.us/index.aspx?page=24
IRS Starting a Business http://www.irs.gov/Businesses/Small-Businesses-&-Self-Employed/Starting-a-Business
Gateway Technical College- Small Business Entrepreneurship https://www.gtc.edu/programs/technical-diploma/small-business-entrepreneurship
University of Wisconsin Whitewater- Small business Development Center http://www.uww.edu/sbdc/
Make sure to check the Zoning and building Permit requirements in the Building Inspection and Zoning Department. Also be sure to check out some commercial property openings in the Downtown area on the Downtown Business Associations Website under Community Partners.