Prince Edward County Municipal Services

Business

Find the info you need on relocating, starting or expanding your business in Prince Edward County.

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Moving or Starting a Business in The County?

Prince Edward County has a way of capturing hearts and imaginations with its combination of rural calmness and authentic sophistication. Combining the traditional and the contemporary, the County has always been a hub for creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship in this extraordinary backdrop of simultaneously historic, yet forward-thinking Ontario.

If you’re looking to move here, start a new business or expand your existing enterprise in this thriving environment, the Community Services, Initiatives & Programs Department is here to help. The County’s community is attracting like-minded entrepreneurs, creatives and people from all corners of the world and economy, and our department exists to make starting your new life or business here easier.

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Please visit BuildaNewLife.ca or Subscribe to our Department newsletter. You will receive information on what we are working on delivering. This includes amazing Recent Success StoriesAvailable PropertiesAvailable Long Term Rental PropertiesAvailable Jobs and more. For business operators or startups, you can check out Available Funding and our supporting Community Partners. If you’re writing a business plan or just want to know more about The County, check out the new Data About The County section.

We can help you find a location for your business, and introduce you to the resources available through our community partners. We work in collaboration with our Development Services Group (Building & Planning) to provide investors and the public, a one-window approach to access municipal services relating to economic and community development. Please fill out this Business Inquiry Form to see how we can help facilitate locating to The County. We will respond within 48 hours.

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Alternatively, you can connect directly with the Planning Department by filling out the Development Inquiry Form

Small Business support

Funded through the Community and Economic Development Commission, The County has engaged Sandy Abbott of The County Business Network to provide free small business support to local businesses, entrepreneurs and start-ups. Since 2010, Sandy has focused on self-employment feasibility, business start-up, expansion and retention on behalf of the Municipality of Prince Edward County and the Provincial government. 

Do you have an idea for a new business that you’d like to discuss in confidence? Are you getting ready to launch and have questions about registration, structure or taxes? Have you been struggling to get your vision into a Business Plan?

Book a free, confidential appointment with Sandy Abbott, by emailing abbott.agency@sympatico.ca