Doing Business in Purcellville

We are glad that you are looking to open a business in Purcellville - we hope you feel welcome! The Town of Purcellville wants to provide as much assistance and support as possible to potential (and current!) business owners. See below for a number of helpful links. We're continuing to update this page, so check back often.

Perhaps the most important step you can take is to call us or meet with us. We'd love to help you understand about Zoning, Permits, Business Licenses, and Utility Needs. We can walk you through the process. Stop by and visit us at 221 S. Nursery Ave - and speak with the Community Development Department or the Town Manager's Office. Or call us at 540-338-7421 and we'd be happy to help.

Guide to Doing Business


This helpful guide will give business owners a good feel for all the necessary components of opening a business in Purcellville. This guide is currently being updated, although much of the information remains up-to-date. View the guide here!

Information on Zoning


Check out the latest Zoning Map here and the Zoning Ordinance at this link. Sometimes Zoning can be hard to understand, some come talk with our great folks in Community Development for more information.

Get a Business License


Businesses operating in the Town of Purcellville need a Business License. Make sure to visit the Finance Department's page on Business Licenses here

Understand Taxes and Fees


You may need to file Business Tangible Personal Property tax. Are selling prepared foods? You will likely need to remit Meals Taxes each month. Check out this page about taxes, and this page specifically about the Meals Tax.

Other Agencies


If you are doing building or site work, you will have to apply for permits with the Town and Loudoun County. You may need to have inspections completed by the Health Department or VDOT. Come talk with us to understand more. Or you can find information for each of these entities at the following links:

Join the Business Directory (it's FREE!)


The Town of Purcellville offers a free Business Directory for all businesses that have a location within the Town. Please take a moment to fill out this form and your information will be added to the directory. To view the current directory, click here!

Get Involved in Local Activities


See how you can be engaged, from Council Meetings to News Alerts to Community Events. It's all found at our "Get Engaged!" webpage.