Davison Township

Davison Township
Michigan

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(810) 653-4156
1280 N. Irish Rd., Davison, MI 48423

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General Information

A knowledgeable and accessible team of professionals guiding the growth and enhancement of Davison Township

The Economic Development committee for Davison Township is a concerted effort on the part of the township board to influence the direction of private sector investments toward opportunities that can lead to sustained economic growth within the township. Sustained economic growth provides sufficient incomes for the local labor force, profitable business opportunities for employers and tax revenues for maintaining an infrastructure to support this continued growth.

Our goal is to create a better community where we live, work and play. If you are interested in establishing a business in Davison Township, contact the Building Administrators listed below.

Charm Healy – Planning/Zoning
chealy@davisontwp-mi.org

Matt Place – Building Official
mplace@davisontwp-mi.org

Doing Business

DOING BUSINESS IN DAVISON TOWNSHIP
The Economic Development team at Davison Township is here to help your business succeed. Whether you are looking to start a new business, expand your operations, or relocate to Davison Township, we have tools to assist you.

TYPES OF BUSINESSES

Sole Proprietorship
Unincorporated self-employment without legal protection. Sole proprietorship is the simplest form of business. Read more: self-employment information at the IRS or LARA

Limited Liability Company (LLC)
Unincorporated self-employment with legal protection. Limited Liability Company is defined by state law but not federal law. There are some tax considerations for this type of company. Read more: LLC information at the IRS  or LARA

S-Corporations and C-Corporations
These types of corporations are more elaborate than those listed above. It is advised that you consult your attorney for more information. Read more: LARA

General, Limited, and Limited Liability Partnerships
These types of corporations tend to be used only in certain situations. It is advised that you consult your attorney for more information. Read more: LARA

Learn more:
Brownfields Redevelopment

Davison Township Permits and Regulations – THIS SHOULD LINK TO THE BUILDING PAGE


START A BUSINESS
Starting a business can be an overwhelming process. Davison Township’s Economic Development department is here to help. We can be reached at 810-653-4156.


START UP ASSISTANCE
MEDC – Michigan Economic Development Corporation Resources
Business startup and operating guidance
Financing
Community Development and Assistance


BUSINESS PLAN
Developing a business plan is a good step to determine how and if you are ready to start a business. Read more in the Michigan Business One Stop guide.


TAXES AND INSURANCE
Learn more about taxes and insurance considerations for your new business.


PERMITS AND REGULATIONS
There are regulations and permit requirements(Link to New Building Page) to consider when you start your business.


BUSINESS LICENSES
Doing business in Davison Township requires a business license. Apply for your license online.

New Business Checklist

STARTING A BUSINESS?

Business Checklist to occupy an existing building.

  1. Call or Email the Building/Planning Dept. to see if your proposed business is an allowed use in the specific area you are interested in.
  2. Complete the new business application. The fee is $25. (See attached form)
  3. Safety inspection fee is $50.
  4. A conceptual layout of your proposed space. For example, show location of the restrooms, offices, receptionist area, shampoo bowls, laundry area, etc. Sealed architectural drawings may be necessary.
  5. Apply for an IPP permit through Genesee County Water & Waste to determine exactly what your business will discharge into the sewer.
  6. Genesee County Water & Waste will audit your proposed location according to your proposed use to determine REU’s for water and sewer usage.
  7. Signage needs approval from Davison Twp Building/Planning Dept.

Initiatives

INITIATIVES
Davison Township has an Industrial Business corridor and a Downtown Development Authority corridor within our 34 square miles. Although we are a primarily residential area, there are plenty of businesses to service the public. The Township Board of Trustees have passed an Industrial Business Resolution for our most recent development and there are state incentives to help you get your business up and running.

KIVA FLINT
An initiative of the Flint and Genesee Chamber of Commerce
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FINANCIAL OPPORTUNITY CENTER
The Flint FOC is poised to be a career and personal financial service center that focuses on the financial bottom line for low-to-moderate income individuals.
More Info

SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CENTER
Assistance for any type of business at any stage: New ventures, existing businesses, growth companies, and advanced technology companies.
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SMALL BUSINESS REVOLVING LOAN FUND
The Genesee County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) was established to provide economic development financial services to local businesses.
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TALENT CONNECTION SERVICES
Talent Connection Services at the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce are dedicated to helping you find the talent you need. Our team helps employers navigate the daunting task and environment of finding qualified and available talent.
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TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT CATALOG
A catalog of more than 60 relevant and timely workshops, seminars and presentations that will be offered over the course of 2018. They cover everything from entrepreneurship and grant writing to marketing and financial planning, and health and wellness. Whatever training you pursue, you are bound to gain insights and skills that can be applied in both your work and home life.
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