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Before you sign a lease, it is important to make sure the location is appropriate for your business. Some of the factors to consider are zoning, available parking, impact fees, and signage. Some questions you may want to ask are the following:
Before signing a lease, it is important to determine if the building, work space, or suite is an appropriate occupancy for the proposed business, and if any construction permits will be required prior to you occupying the space.
Contact Fire Prevention for approvals and permits, if you:
Fire Prevention can advise you on:
Contact the City of Redmond Fire Prevention team
A business license is required to engage in business in the City of Redmond whether you are located within Redmond, or simply conducting business in Redmond. You can learn more about business licensing including how to apply online here.
Some important information to know is:
Learn more about business licensing here.
Businesses that employee more than 100 employees, scheduled to begin the workday between 6 - 9 a.m. are affected by the Washington State Commute Trip Reduction Law (CTR), which works to reduce driving trips in our state.
In addition, some buildings and business parks within the City of Redmond have Transportation Management Programs (TMP) affiliated with them, as an original condition of development, which help to manage traffic around the work or residential site.
Learn more about CTR and TMP here.