Opening & Operating Your Business

The Pittsburg Economic Development Corporation (PEDC) works alongside the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) to assist with new and existing businesses in Pittsburg and the surrounding area. The SBDC is a partnership program with the U.S. Small Business Administration that is designed to provide small businesses with the practical assistance needed to survive, grow, and prosper.

Supporting New Ventures

Are you starting your business in Pittsburg, Texas? Here are some sites that may be of assistance. The Pittsburg Economic Development Corporation (PEDC) is here to assist with guidance that can support you through the thought process with your start-up business and/or your expansion project or help locate properties. 

 Review the links listed below:

Building Permit(s)

Opening your business inside the City Limits of Pittsburg could require a license from the Building Inspection Department. Please visit Building Inspection Department at City Hall, 200 Rusk St to obtain the required paperwork and permits. 

Hanson-Sewell Center

There are a number of classes and assistance through the Northeast Texas Community College (NTCC) Hanson-Sewell Center in Pittsburg that focus on continuing education, corporate training, allied health, and a variety of leadership courses. The Hanson-Sewell Center includes five classrooms, including a computer and distance learning laboratory. The large conference room can also be used as two small classrooms. The building is also designed to accommodate community meetings, banquets, and events, or by area businesses for professional meetings.

Property Listings

The Pittsburg Economic Development Corporation is here to assist you through funding and any way possible. Please check out our property listings to find a place to rent or buy for your new or expanding business venture! The PEDC is here to help your business flourish.

Governor's Business Licences and Permits Guide

The 2022 Business Licenses & Permits Guide is now available! This guide is a great tool for anyone interested in starting a business in the state of Texas. The guide offers information on licenses and permits that may be required for 300+ business types, including direct links to appropriate state resources that can help address permitting needs.

Setting Up Shop

A commercial space readiness guidebook provided by The International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC).