Kutztown is more than just a beautiful place to visit or a vibrant place to live - it's a thriving area to do business in. The borough is already home to hundreds of businesses, from small to large and everything in between. Part of the mission of Kutztown Community Partnership is to not only support the existing businesses in the borough, but to provide resources and assistance for new businesses to establish themselves in Kutztown. Interested in either starting a business in Kutztown or bringing your business here? Below is a list of trusted resources that you can use to make your dream a reality.
Community Development Department
Hours of Operation:
Monday thru Friday, 8:00am – 4:30pm
324 West Main Street, Kutztown, PA 19530-1606
Email: Contact Online
The Community Development Department serves the community in a variety of ways including enforcing many Borough Ordinances, licensing, managing and inspecting rental properties, licensing of plumbers and electricians, administering and enforcing the Pennsylvania Uniform Construction Code (Building Code), guiding developers and property owners through the land development and stormwater management process, as well as guiding homeowners and contractors through the permitting process for alterations, additions and new construction. The department also provides zoning enforcement and guidance for people wishing to change the use of a property or locate a business in the Borough.
SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CENTER
Start - Helping Start-ups take their first steps.
Grow - Helping established businesses thrive.
Training/Education - Providing businesses access to key information.
Financing - Secure capital for your business.
Who We Are
The Kutztown Small Business Development Center employs a full-time staff of professionals. Our business consultants have impressive credentials and practical experience with every stage of business from Start-ups to thriving established businesses. We bring together a wealth of diverse knowledge to deliver a complete Business Assistance Program in whatever your target industry may be.
The mission of the Kutztown Small Business Development Center is to provide entrepreneurs and small business owners with the knowledge needed to make smart decisions and prosper.
The Kutztown Small Business Development Center offers existing businesses and early-stage entrepreneurs access to no cost, confidential consulting services, and learning opportunities. We provide services at our outreach offices in Kutztown, Reading, Harrisburg, Exton, Lancaster, and York.
See here for a full list of locations: Contact Us
For a list of services & industry experience: Services
Northeast Berks Chamber of Commerce
Address: 110 West Main Street, P.O. Box 209, Kutztown, PA 19530
The Northeast Berks Chamber of Commerce serves the general economic trading region of northeast Berks County. The chamber provides a voice for its members and resources and networking for businesses and business owners in the region. NBCC wants to aid in business growth and community growth and advocate for economic development.
If you wish to join the Northeast Berks Chamber of Commerce, you can become a member online. The chamber also hosts regular community and business events for members and non-members.
kTown Hall Coworking Space
Address: 277 Fair Street, Kutztown, PA 19530
Freelancers. Remote or mobile professionals. Small business start-ups. Self-employed entrepreneurs. Along with the freedom from long commutes and long-term leases comes the challenge of finding a professional space to meet with clients or a quiet location to discuss private business deals. Coworking has increased in popularity as more people need flexible work space – and miss the collaboration and networking that comes from a traditional office environment. Join us to see how coworking can help you and your business grow!
Members of kTown Hall have access to our amenities. Day passes are also available. Community members are invited to partner with us and join us for our events.
Noble Street Notary
Address: 204 Noble Street Kutztown, PA
Noble Street Notary is a family owned, full agent notary that provides document services and online motor vehicle services. Their convenient hours and broad range of services make it easy to get all of your notary work done when you need it.They provide a wide variety of services, including:
Affidavits, Verifications, Oaths, etc.
Online Title Transfers, Instant Registrations, etc.
Assistance with Antiques/Classics
Assistance with Personalized License Plates
ATV / Snowmobile Titles & Registration
Boat Titles & Registration
E-ZPass Go Paks IN STOCK
Berks County Dog Licenses
Copies, Faxes, Stamps
PennDOT & DCNR Manuals & Forms
PayDay Payroll Services
Prepare your payroll to your specifications
Tax payments made on time, guaranteed
Quarterly payroll tax return preparation
New hire reporting to the PA Unemployment Office
All year-end tax forms and W2’s
Direct deposit (optional)
Worker’s compensation audits