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The Town of Chelmsford is a business-friendly community with informed Town staff who can provide step-by-step support for permitting and approvals, whether you’re starting a new business, relocating, or expanding.

Please contact us so we can discuss your business interest, help you find the perfect location, and guide you through our permitting process and long-term sustainability programs. We’ll connect you with the right Town department(s) and provide you with a checklist of permit requirements, licenses, inspections, and fees.

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Take the first step towards opening a business at the Cross Roads at Route 129 or learn more about any of our business development programs today!
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Business Development Programs

Technical Support and Business Service

The Town of Chelmsford offers a strong network of technical programming support and services to small, medium, and large companies. The Town’s economic development team works collectively to review and guide new businesses, expanding companies, and established employers through implementation, stabilization, and growth.

Chelmsford offers forward-thinking customer service to all businesses located here and those inquiring. Our economic development team works as your liaison. We will help you build partnerships with municipal departments, local services, and state agencies to help you resolve problems pertaining to any complex issues that may impact your development vision.

Our goal is to offer the highest level of service by using all available state and local resources to support your company’s needs.

Business Site Visits and Facility Tours

Effective business support involves a combination of networking, resources, and customer service. The Town’s business development team encourages business site visits to establish open communication and build partnerships. We can better serve your business if our professional staff understands your operational needs, challenges, and obstacles.

Site Finder Assistance (available space for lease)

If you are considering a site re/location, our Site Finder Assistance Program can help you find the right space for your business at the Cross Roads at Route 129 or elsewhere in Chelmsford.

Referrals to Economic Development Partners

We help support the Chelmsford business community by making business owners aware of local, state, and federal resources that may assist in their development activities. We help to marshal the resources of regional agencies, associations, and councils to aid businesses with their vision for doing business in Chelmsford. Learn more.

Financial Incentives

We offer local and state Economic Development Incentive Programs and real estate tax incentives to encourage business expansion and job creation and retention programs. This includes grants for workforce development and training. Learn more.

Ribbon Cutting Program

We like to publicize our partnership with new businesses and organizations moving into the Cross Roads at Route 129. Our Ribbon Cutting Program provides free advertising for the business and showcases partnerships with Chelmsford’s local businesses and municipal government entities, such as the Chelmsford Business Association, Lowell Chamber of Commerce, Chelmsford Economic Development Committee, Town Manager’s Office,  and local media.