Welcome to the
Houston Business Portal

The Houston Business Portal is meant to provide you with much of the information necessary to successfully plan, start, manage, and grow your business in the City of Houston.

Plan Start Manage Grow

Startup Guide

From our Startup Guide, which provides general requirements that will apply to most businesses, to our Starter Kits and Resource Library, we want to support you every step of the way.

Startup Guide

Starter Kits

Our Starter Kits offer more detailed requirements based on your business type.

Food Service |  Auto / Tire |  Lawn Care |  Retail |  Cleaning / Janitorial |  Handyman Repair |  Transportation |  Nursing Home

Starter Kits


Explore the many different business resources and financial incentives available to help start and grow your business in the City of Houston.

Resource Library City Departments Disaster Assistance Partners

Events Calendar