Opening a Business

Welcome to One Stop Shop​

 Welcome to the One Stop Shop! We are pleased  that you are considering the City of Athens as the home for your new or expanding business. We are dedicated to providing you and your team with exceptional customer service from start to finish.

The One Stop Shop was designed to walk with you through your development process from pre-development meetings to ribbon cuttings and beyond. This is another step in the city’s continuing effort to communicate effectively with businesses and developers as we work together to build a vibrant, desirable, and economically sound community.

 Please know we stand ready to work with you and your team to make your experience as pleasant and seamless as possible. Let us know how we may assist you.

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