• Doing Business in SLU

  • The SLU Chamber is here to help you in locating your business to South Lake Union.  Our neighborhood is a vibrant, quickly growing community with endless business possibilities.


    We know there are many steps involved to opening the doors of a business and hope that the resources you find here will help you in that process. 

    Starting a Business in Seattle

    Whatever your business type: individual, partnership, firm or corporation and you are located in the Seattle City limits or your company engages in business in the Seattle City limits, you are required to have a Seattle Business License. Conveniently apply for new licenses, file taxes, renew your license, and update your account online here.


    State of Washington Business Licensing Service

    Here is the Washington state website for business licensing.  Find out here what licenses are required and all the steps required in the process.


    Business Laws

    Not sure of a business law affecting your business? Check this site to search for your answer.  They have also defined and outlined business processes and products such as business loans, taxes and accounting.