Business Registration & Planning Assistance

Business Counseling/Planning


Numerous resources are available to prospective business owners to help them develop business plans or receive on-going business counseling. The Rockingham Community College Small Business Center can be reached at 336-342-4261. The Rockingham County Economic Development office has an entrepreneurship development component, under the direction of Shawn Gorman. A Service Corp of Retired Executives (SCORE) Chapter also exists in Rockingham County. For information on entrepreneurship or SCORE, contact the Rockingham County Economic Development office at 336-342-8138. The Small Business and Technology Development Center (SBTDC) in Winston-Salem, NC offers business planning courses for aspiring entrepreneurs. Contact Bob Weston at 336-750-2030.

Business Registration License


Before starting a business, you must register your business with the City of Eden and pay a nominal Business Registration Fee. Visit the City of Eden Finance Department, 308 E Stadium Drive, Eden, NC to begin this process.

Doing Business in Downtown


This brochure provides the basics of operating downtown