Business Resources

Need assistance to open or grow your business? Follow the links below for guidance, resources, and support services. 

local resources

Learn more about the city’s local economic development partners. 

The SnoValley Chamber of Commerce promotes the Snoqualmie Valley as a tourist destination, unites members in creating a vibrant local business community, and connects the business community with elected officials.  

The North Bend Downtown Foundation is dedicated to investing in the success of Downtown North Bend by creating a vibrant and thriving community.

One Eastside SPARK coordinates regional partners to maximize resources for small businesses and provide responsive programming to address key areas of need. 

Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce (Seattle Metro Chamber) is the designated associate development organization (ADO) for King County. The Seattle Metro Chamber partners with the Washington State Department of Commerce to further the county’s economic development goals and help local businesses thrive within the regional economy.

  • The Seattle Metro Chamber launched a new Community Business Connector program. The Community Business Connector is a free program connecting you with a dedicated individual that serves as a liaison between businesses and service providers.

SnoValley Jobs Board allows businesses to post job openings and offers job-seekers an opportunity to research and apply for job openings in the Valley. 

SCORE Greater Seattle provides one-on-one business counseling for small business owners and entrepreneurs. 

SavingSaving Water Partnership Water Partnership Looking for an opportunity to save your business money and resources? As a member of the Saving Water Partnership, North Bend businesses have access to special rebates, free water use assessments, and more. 

city profile, plans, and maps

Learn more about North Bend's demographics, permitted uses, business licenses, and ongoing projects.

North Bend Business Bulletin Newsletter (fall/winter 2023)

North Bend Economic Development Action Plan

Economic Profile (2018)

Downtown Master Plan (2008)

Maps Find zoning, annexation history, parcel address, and critical area maps. 


Table of Permitted Uses in Municipal Code (18.10.030) 

Business Licensing and Forms

state resources 

Here are direct links to some of the most relevant webpages offered by the State Department of Commerce

The Washington State Department of Commerce provides state-level resources for small businesses by offering training to workers, access to funding, and support to local economic development partners across Washington. 

Small Business Services

Startup Support

  • Startup Washington is an initiative of the Washington State Department of Commerce and serves as a clearinghouse for all the information and resources that support entrepreneurs, start-ups and small businesses, including funding sources, training and technical assistance, mentorship, and education.

Low-interest Loans

  • The Small Business Flex Fund is an initiative of the State Department of Commerce that helps Washington small businesses and nonprofits access financial support through flexible, low interest loans. 

Small Business Funding

  • This site provides upcoming grant opportunities for funding related to hardships and lost business caused by pandemic restrictions. 

The Washington Small Business Development Center is hosted by Washington State University and is a network of over 30 expert business advisors offering courses, trainings, and advising in communities across the state to help entrepreneurs and small business owners start or grow a business. 

federal resources

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is a federal agency fully dedicated to small business development and provides guidance, counseling, capital, and contracting expertise.