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    Our Mission: The Jackson County Chamber of Commerce is the champion for a successful business climate and a catalyst for a robust economy in our region.

  • Thinking about starting a business in Jackson County or in any of its cities and need to apply for a license?There are a few things to know and what resources are available.

    Determine what type of company you want to form.

    Do you want to:

    1. File a DBA (fictitious name) to create a sole proprietorship or partnership?
    2. Incorporate as a corporation or LLC (Limited Liability Company)?

    Which ever you choose, you should register your company with the state (at www.sunbiz.org) and with the city your business will operate in, and obtain a bank account. You are required to do these steps even if you have an online business or an at home business.

    Unincorporated Jackson County

    Unincorporated Jackson County does not require a business license; however, they do suggest that you register your business name with www.sunbiz.org.

    Alford – 850.579.4684

    Bascom – 850.569.2007

    Campbellton – 850.263.4535

    Cottondale – 850.352.4361

    Graceville – 850.263.3250

    Grand Ridge – 850.592.4621

    Greenwood – 850.594.1216

    Jacob City – 850.263.6636

    Malone – 850.569.2308

    Marianna – 850.482.2786

    For information on obtaining a Business License in Marianna visit: https://www.cityofmarianna.com/149/Business-Licenses

    Sneads – 850.593.6636


    The Florida Department of Business & Professional Regulations has all the information you need regarding business licensing for the state of Florida www.myfloridalicense.com/dbpr.

    The Small Business Development Center offers free assistance with filing your business license, filling out your business plan and more. Contact them at 850-818-0570 or www.sbdc.uwf.edu

    Not sure if a business is licensed?

    Before you do business with an unfamiliar organization, be sure to ask to see his or her state-issued license, and verify the license number with the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation. This information is available online at myfloridalicesnse.com or by calling (850) 487-1395. While at the DPBR website, you may also check for any complaints filed against a particular business, how long he or she has held a license and how long it will be valid.

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  • Privacy Statement

    This Web site, www.jacksoncounty.com is owned and operated by Jackon County Chamber of Commerce (FL). We are strongly committed to protecting the privacy of our Web site users. The intent of our privacy statement is to inform you, the user, about the information that we may collect about visitors to our site, how we use that information, and about our disclosure practices.

    Jackson County Chamber of Commerce is committed to high standards that require honesty, integrity and fairness. Jackson County Chamber of Commerce will collect no personal information about you unless you choose to provide that information to us. We do not use techniques that collect personal information about you without your knowledge. You have the right to decline to have any information collected or transferred for marketing purposes.

    What Happens to Your Personal Information

    All personal information that is collected on our Web site is stored in a secure location. At no time will we share personal information with third party vendors without prior consent, as we respect the privacy and confidentiality of our Web site visitors.

    What About Spam?

    Subscribers will not receive any unsolicited emails or correspondence if they have not provided the Jackson County Chamber of Commerce (FL) with prior permission. From time to time we may use email as a way to keep in touch with our Web site visitors; however, we do not send "spam" (unsolicited marketing e-mail). If you agree to receive email communications from us, every email message we send to you will include an email address to which you can respond. If at any time you decide you do not want to receive marketing email from us, simply let us know and we will remove your name and email address from our mailing list.

    When you Leave this Site

    This policy discloses the privacy practices for our Web site. However, our site contains links to other sites. Once you link to another site, you are subject to the privacy and security policies of the new site. We encourage you to read the privacy policies of all Web sites you visit, especially if you share any personal information

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