We encourage you to explore further into our website to find out how to obtain permitting information, find out who to contact at City Hall, download applications, and estimate fees for your business.
From this page, you can link to Business Start-up FAQ's (see link to the left of this copy).
We invite you to scroll through these questions and learn why you should start or expand your business in Lincoln.
Small Business Development Center
11930 Heritage Oak Place, Suite 1
Auburn, CA 95603
City of Lincoln
600 Sixth Street
Lincoln, CA 95648
(916) 645-6152 fax
Lincoln Area Chamber of Commerce
540 F Street
P.O. Box 608
Lincoln, CA 95648
(916) 645-9455 fax
This web site is designed to serve as your personal business portal into the Golden State’s thriving economy. On its pages you’ll find in-depth information on California industry, guides and programs to make business success easier,and up-to-date resources for all your business-related quesstions.
Golden Sierra is an employment and training program that is federally funded by the Workforce Investment Act (WIA). Golden Sierra has served the Sierra Foothills counties of Alpine, El Dorado, Placer, Nevada, and Sierra since 1983. Golden Sierra, while not a funding source, can assist employers in cost-savings through employee training and hiring.
SEDD is a non-profit corporation which works to stimulate and manage economic growth in El Dorado, Nevada, Placer, and Sierra counties. SEDD is an organization whose primary goal is to alleviate unemployment and underemployment by expanding industrial, resource, and small business development by preserving the quality of life in the Sierra Nevada Foothills. It is a model California District, first of its kind, directed by leaders in business, labor, agriculture, education, and government.
The mission of the SBA is to maintain and strengthen the Nations economy by aiding, counseling, assisting, and protecting the interests of small business and by helping families and business recover from natural disasters.
The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) provides assistance to start-up and expanding business. The SBDC provides free programs to help in every aspect of business from marketing to financing. Classes are conducted in the Lincoln area and throughout California.
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