Business Resources

We get super-excited every time a new dreamer or entrepreneur is interested in joining our Historic District. Below is a list of information and resources to help you get started and welcome you to the neighborhood.  We recommend that you first contact the City of Pleasant Hill at 816-540-3135 to help you dot the Is and cross the Ts.

Codes and Ordinances
Refer to Pleasant Hill’s Codes and feel free to call City Hall at 816-540-3135 if you have any questions.

Application Forms
Click the link above to access the City of Pleasant Hills resource for business related forms and applications, like Business Licenses.

Permits and Inspections
Click the link above to access the City of Pleasant Hills resource for Permits and Inspections including Building, Roofing and Sign Permits and associated codes.

Historic Preservation Commission
Before any exterior modifications are done to buildings within the district, an application must be completed and filed the Pleasant Hill Community Development Department. City hall staff will be happy to assist you with the completion of this form. The application will then be placed on the agenda for review by the Historic Preservation Commission at their regular meeting (normally the first Monday of the month at 7:00 p.m. at city hall).

Economic Development
Looking for Census information? Zoning Maps? Available buildings and real estate? Click on Economic Development above and chose from Pleasant Hill’s list of statistics, maps and resources.

Small Business Administration
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) offers a number of resources, tools and programs to help small business owners and entrepreneurs get up and running.
The is managed by the Department of Health and Human Services and is an E-Government initiative operating under the governance of the Office of Management and Budget with information on a number of grant programs for different needs.

Small Business Help From SCORE
SCORE has the largest network of free volunteer small business mentors in the nation. No matter what stage your business is at SCORE has a mentor for you. Easily request a mentor to help you start, grow, or transition your business today!