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Community Development Department


Business Resource Center


The City of Bloomington is committed to meeting the aspirations of our local small business community and is seeking input on the Small Business Development Center. 

Please take five to ten minutes to complete the The data will be used to make sure the process and final plan for the Small Business Development Center meets the specific needs of our vibrant business community. 

To learn more about the proposed Small Business Development Center, visit our page on Let’s Talk Bloomington.

The City is dedicated to uplifting and supporting our business community. We are committed to working with you whether you have an existing business in the city or are thinking of relocating and joining our community.

Upcoming Events

  • Nothing is scheduled at this time

New to the Site

  • Business Resource Center- Learn more about the City’s efforts to form a small business center at the former Fire Station 3. Hear from committee members who are meeting to help shape the vision of this future resource.
  • MNimize Rebate – Participating businesses can get up to $500 toward eligible expenses to reduce single-use plastic.
  • Small Business Hub – One-stop shop for everything you need to know about DEED’s resources for small businesses

City Policies

Earned Sick and Safe Leave

The City Council adopted an earned sick and safe leave ordinance that requires employers operating in Bloomington to provide some amount of earned sick and safe leave to employees. The earned sick and safe leave ordinance takes effect July 1, 2023. Visit for more information.

SAC Small Business Deferral Program

The City of Bloomington provides this program to help lower the financial hurdle to new and expanding businesses, allowing for SAC fees to be paid over time instead of all at once.