Start a Business in Preston

The objective of the economic development department is to assist established businesses as needed, facilitate their expansion, and support the establishment or relocation of new enterprises to Preston City. In alignment with this goal, the following links have been provided to offer valuable assistance in your endeavors. Should you have any inquiries, particularly those regarding Preston City regulations, please do not hesitate to reach out to me, Shawn Oliverson, at 208-852-1817.

Idaho Secretary of State- Want to start a business, but have no idea what licenses you need or who you should contact? Check out the Idaho Secretary of State Business Wizard.

Small Business Development Center- Need help with your books, training, or other hands-on assistance? Contact the Small Business Development Center in Pocatello.

Four County Alliance- Do you need help developing a business plan or grants to extend public infrastructure to your business? Contact Molly Beseris at Four County Alliance.

Gem State Prospector- Do you need demographic information on the city, county, or state levels?  Check out Gem State Prospector.

Franklin County- Do you want more information on a parcel? Check out Franklin County's GIS Parcel Viewer

Preston Area Chamber of Commerce- Want to network with other business owners, get involved in the community, or set up a ribbon-cutting event? Contact the Chamber

Preston City- Do you have questions concerning zoning or applying for a business license? Take a look at our zoning mapzoning codebusiness license requirements, and our business license application.