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Exceptional opportunities exist in Johns Creek for small and mid-sized businesses. City leaders and staff are eager to assist your business in coming to this Metro Atlanta municipality.

The Johns Creek Economic Development Corporation (Johns Creek Advantage) is a 501(c)(3) economic development organization for the City of Johns Creek.

Johns Creek business leaders and public officials believe the best approach to economic development in Johns Creek is an operational and financial public/private partnership to achieve the intelligent growth and prosperity all desire for Johns Creek.

Many communities – both larger and smaller than Johns Creek – have launched ambitious multi-year programs to gain a competitive advantage.

The JCA's initial five-year (2013-2017) economic development initiative is designed to accelerate strategic economic growth in Johns Creek.

JCA developed the initiative in collaboration with the Johns Creek Chamber of Commerce and in consultation with the leaders of the City.

Please contact Johns Creek Advantage at 470-545-9901 if interested in learning more about economic development in Johns Creek. Or better yet, plan a visit so you can see for yourself what makes Johns Creek, Georgia a special place to work and live.

Getting started...

Johns Creek can provide you with demographic information about the City and its residents so you can determine if there is a market in Johns Creek for your product or service.

There are several online resources available from the Small Business Administration and the State of Georgia to help you get your business started:

Johns Creek requirements

Before starting a business in Johns Creek, you will need to obtain a Business Tax Certificate (business license). Other permits and licenses also may be required, depending on what type of business you plan to run and whether or not you are operating under a trade name.

If you're considering a home-based business, please review Article 4.12 of the Zoning of the City of Johns Creek entitled "Home Occupation." A Business Tax Certificate is also required for all home-based businesses.

Businesses with an active business tax certificate are listed in our online Business Directory, including a link to their website when this information has been provided.

The office at 678-512-3200 is ready to assist you with any licensing or permitting questions regarding operating a business in Johns Creek.

Doing business with the City

If you're interested in selling your products or services to the City of Johns Creek, you will need to become a registered vendor with the City. Complete a vendor application and submit it to the Purchasing Manager, City of Johns Creek, GA 30097.

Please visit Purchasing or contact the at 678-512-3200 for more information.