Small Business Services


  • Getting Started
  • Small Business Center
  • Resources
Small Business Toolkit

The City of Wood Village offers an easy-to-use Small Business Toolkit with information on:

  • the Wood Village community
  • steps to starting a business
  • a business license checklist
  • local, state, and federal resources
  • grants and forgivable loan programs
License & Permit Assistance

Contact City Hall before leasing a space for your business for information on necessary business licenses and permits.

  • Contact the Office Specialist at (503) 489-6851 to walk you through the license process.
  • All businesses are required to apply for a regular Business License. If your business is based out of your home, you are also required to apply for a Home-Based Business License.
  • Contact our Building Permit staff at (503) 489-6861 or if you are doing any improvements or alterations to the structure.
Supporting Documents

Small Business Toolkit (PDF)

Business License Application (PDF)

Home-Based Business License Application (PDF)

The Mt. Hood Community College Small Business Development Center supports entrepreneurs in creating, growing and running a successful business through one-on-one advising and training workshops.


Gerri Raisanen, Administrative Coordinator

Small Business Development Center

Online: oregonsbdc.orgMHCC Logo

18633 SE Stark Street
Suite 302
Portland, OR 97233

Hours: Monday – Friday By Appointment Only
Easy ways to register for free advising appointments or classes:
Call: 503-491-7658

Small Business Resource Guide

The City also offers a Small Business Resource Guide that includes information on:

  • small business associations and organizations
  • local, state, and federal resources
  • grants and forgivable loan programs
Local Networking

West Columbia Gorge Chamber of Commerce

Gresham Area Chamber of Commerce

Black American Chamber of Commerce

Philippine American Chamber of Commerce of Oregon

Asian Pacific American Network of Oregon

Native American Youth and Family Center



Supporting Documents

Small Business Resource Guide (PDF)