Start a Business in Chesterfield

My Business Starts Here

My Business Starts Here is a program offering Chesterfield residents seamless service and resources for their small business needs. The program is a partnership between Chesterfield Economic Development and the Chesterfield County Public Library.

A web portal,, has been developed to direct entrepreneurs to solutions to their business questions. Users will find a step-by-step guide to starting a business, information on sources of capital, how to get a business license in Chesterfield, additional requirements for certain business types and information on how to do business with government.

Users can access the portal from their home computer or any library location, where they can also utilize a host of free tools, free expertise and free technology.