Doing Business Downtown

Starting a New Business

If you are interested in opening a business downtown De Pere or are an existing business in need of support, Definitely De Pere and the City of De Pere are here to help every step of the way. The City website features information on starting a new business, building permit process, façade grant, municipal services, and financial assistance.

Business Resource Center

New Business Owner Guide

We are here to help your business be successful. The New Business Owner Guide provides you with resources and contact information on such topics as parking, garbage and recycling, snow removal, and keeping your downtown clean. Learn how you can get involved in special events, public art projects, streetscape beautification, and marketing initiatives. Let us coordinate your ribbon cutting and assist with your grand opening. Get information on permits and licenses and economic incentives.

New Business Owner Guide