Thank you for being interested in Downtown Calhoun as a possible location for your business. It is our hope we can provide you with a simple and great experience with the process of opening a business in Downtown Calhoun.

Below is a checklist of items you will need to do before opening your business.

  • If you are located in Historic Downtown you MUST submit paperwork to the Historic Preservation Commission before making any improvements to the exterior of your building, including signage. Contact Suzanne Roberts for more information.
  • Call City of Calhoun building inspector’s office to make sure the building is up to code
  • Call Fire Department to ensure the building is up to fire code
  • Obtain business license
  • Call utilities to set up electric & water

The City of Calhoun offers a low interest revolving loan. For more information on the loan requirements, contact Suzanne Roberts at 706.602.5570.

City of Calhoun Contacts:

Calhoun City Hall: 706-609-0151
Building Inspectors Office: 706-602-5600
700 W Line Street, Calhoun, GA 30701
Downtown Development Authority: 706-602-5570
Fire Department: 706-629-2758
Utilities: 706-602-5678