The City of Myrtle Creek welcomes you as a business owner to our great community.

The City of Myrtle Creek requires all businesses who sell a product or service in the city limits to be have a Myrtle Creek Business License.  There is an annual fee of $55 for a Myrtle Creek Business License.

It has been established that small business provides more new jobs than any other sector of the economy. The small business owners of our community are the risk takers who have invested their knowledge, energy and personal assets in a variety of independent business careers, and in doing so, they have created employment opportunities for others while reaping the rewards of their independence. The small business owners of our community work hard in the marketplace to provide quality goods and services, and this, in turn evokes the confidence of the consumers who respond in a fashion which keeps the economy healthy and vital. The City of Myrtle Creek proclaims yearly, "Shop 97457" emphasis every October in order to urge our citizens to recognize and commend the efforts of our business community in preserving the freedom, initiative and stability of our local economy.


There are a number of other resources to assist businesses.  The following is a list of resources for business development:

Coos/Curry/Douglas Business Development Corporation is a non-profit development corporation designed to help companies start new ventures or expand existing ones via low interest loans and loan guarantees.
744 SE Rose

The Business Information Center, a division of the Oregon Secretary of State's Office, provides information on state licensing, assumed business names, withholding taxes, workers compensation and federal tax identification.
Public Service Building Suite 151
255 Capitol Street SE Salem 97310-132

Douglas County Health & Social Services, Food Services Division

Oregon Construction Contractors Board, anyone engaging in construction or inspection activities must have a CCB #. 
700 Summer Street NE #300
PO Box 14140, Salem 97309-5051
503-378-4621 extension 4900

The Umpqua Community College Small Business Development Center can assist you with accounting systems, funding sources, business plans and much more. 
2555 NE Diamond Lake Boulevard

Myrtle Creek Tri-City Area Chamber of Commerce
111 2nd Ave.
Myrtle Creek, OR 97457

Umpqua Valley Home Builders Association