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Business Start-Up Grant (BSUG) Program

Program Purpose: To encourage new sales tax generating storefront businesses in commercial, industrial and mixed-use zoning districts in the City of Longmont.

General Criteria for Participation:
Application Process:

Program Materials:

  • Select an appropriate location (store front, ground floor, outside entrance accessible to the public, commercial, industrial, or mixed use zoning districts)
  • Open in the calendar year the application is submitted or the previous calendar year.
  • Generate sales tax
  • Complete an approved training program
  • Prepare an acceptable business plan
  • Obtain all applicable licenses
  • Be in compliance with all City codes and regulations
  • Be active at time of reimbursement


  • Obtain a City of Longmont Sales & Use Tax License
  • Open a sales tax generating business in a store front in an appropriate zoning district
  • Fulfill all program requirements
  • Submit a Business Start-Up Grant application with copies of paid receipts for approved expenses
  • Print PDF Application - 36kb


Click here to submit your application/supporting documents electronically