New Business

Welcome to Spotsylvania County

Thank you for selecting Spotsylvania County as your business location. The continued success of your business is very important to us. Please consider the Department of Economic Development as a resource for your company.

Virginia Business One Stop

Virginia's Business One Stop system is a service provided by the Virginia Department of Business Assistance. The purpose of the Business One Stop is to accelerate business formation in the Commonwealth and thereby contribute to our economic prosperity. The Business One Stop's New Business Wizard provides specific licensing, permitting and registration requirements for the user's business situation and assists with partial completion of the necessary forms.

As long as a user provides the system with complete and accurate information, the New Business Wizard will walk the user through the entire process of establishing a new business in Virginia, ensuring that each step is completed in the proper order. Start the Virginia Business One Stop.

Business and Building Applications and Forms

Commissioner of the Revenue
Business License Applications, Contractor's Certifications, Meals Tax Forms,
Trade Name Registration Form, Utility Tax Forms, Vehicle Change Forms, Land Use Applications, IRS Forms and Publications and much more.

Permit Center
Commercial and Residential Building applications, checklists and forms

Filing for Sales Tax and Personal Property Taxes

All new businesses are required by the Virginia Department of Taxation to complete registration forms with the locality code where it is located. New businesses in Spotsylvania County may actually have a Fredericksburg zip code. Under Virginia law, all municipalities incorporated as cities are independent of any county, therefore, the City of Fredericksburg is a separate entity from Spotsylvania County.

If your company has any one of the following physical address zip codes, your business is possibly located in Spotsylvania County:

  • 22407- Fredericksburg
  • 22408- Fredericksburg 
  • 22508- Locust Grove
  • 22534- Partlow
  • 22546- Ruther Glen
  • 22551- Spotsylvania
  • 22553- Spotsylvania
  • 22960- Orange
  • 23015- Beaverdam
  • 23024- Bumpass
  • 22580- Woodford
  • 23117- Mineral

There are some properties that are located within Spotsylvania County that have zip codes that are also located in other zip codes, please contact the Real Estate department at 540-507-7053 to verify your location. Thank you.