Business Resources

Are you thinking of starting a business in Stayton or Sublimity?

Here is some information that you might need to know. Please check the Community Links page for more resources.

The City of Stayton is Open for Business…

The City of Stayton welcomes your business locating or expanding within the City.  Starting or expanding a business is exciting yet can be challenging.

 Filing in Oregon

This resource walks you through registering your business name, finding out what licenses/permits you may need, using their new business wizard, and much more.

 Oregon Business Xpress

“One Stop Shop for Business” online portal  that provides resources for starting, expanding and operating a business in Oregon or relocating a business within or to Oregon.


Microenterprise assistance for the Santiam Canyon region.

Chemeketa Small Business Development Center

Small Business assistance- advising, workshops & programs, resource center and business incubator.

Small Business Management (SMB) Program. 

Helps you work “on” your business, not just in your business. For small businesses, (0-50 employees), at least a year old, doing business in the Willamette Valley.


Strategic Economic Development Corporation, linking industry within the communities of Marion and Polk Counties.

 Oregon Prospector 

Website with information on building sites, buildings, businesses and communities.

Oregon State Chamber of Commerce

Small Business Administration

Free online courses, business loans and grants, statistics, resources for starting and growing a business.

Discover Business

Free tutorials on business plan writing, time management, problem solving, and more.

Bureau of Economic Analysis 

Find statistics and research on national, regional and industry-specific economic trends.

 Federal Statistics

Easily find statistics from over 100 different Federal agencies.