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Business Resources

The following provides a list of various types of services per agency.  For assistance in navigating any of the resources indicated below you may contact the City’s Economic Development Manager, Devon Jones at (559) 713-4190 or email devon.jones@visalia.city. You are also welcome to contact the resources directly.

CITY SHORTCUTS:
Business License/Tax
Permit Counter
Site Plan Review
Incentives
GIS Mapping Tool
Opportunity Zone

 

Tools for Business Success 

COS Training Resource Center
Customized Training
Business Consulting
LEAN Training ( ISO 9001:2008, ISO 9001:2015, TS 16949, and others)

Tulare County Workforce Investment Board  
Employee Screening/Recruiting
Training Programs
Intern/Work Ex Programs
Tax Credit Screening
Layoff Aversion
Labor Market Information
Customized Training

Visalia Economic Development Corporation
Local Site Selection
Project Assistance
Networking

Central Valley Small Business Development Center 
Accessing Capital
Business Planning
Consulting
Business Workshops

GO-Biz Permit Assistance Unit
Assistance Navigating Statewide Permitting and Regulatory Environment

Tulare County Economic Development Corporation
Regional Site Selection
Small Business Loan Program

Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ)

Recycling Market Development Zone (RMDZ)
State and Federal Incentive and Special Financing programs

San Joaquin valley Air Pollution Control District (SJVAPCD)
Small business Assistance unit

Grants and Incentives

CEQA/Land Use/Indirect Source Review Questions

 

U.S. Commercial Service (DOC)
Export Consulting
Trade Counseling
Market Intelligence
Business Matchmaking
Commercial Diplomacy  

Lyles Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Technology Commercialization
Business Consulting
Product Development

Access Plus Capital
Accessing Capital
Business Planning
Microenterprise Development

Small Business Administration (SBA)
Business Workshops
Government Contracting
Accessing Capital

SBA Learning Center

Historically Underutilized Business (HUB) Zone 

Proteus
Employee Screening/Recruiting
Training Programs
Intern/Work Ex Programs
Tax Credit Screening
Labor Market Information

Tulare County Office of Education Services for Education and Employment (SEE)     
Intern/Work Ex Programs
Training Programs

Community Services Employment Training (CSET)
Employee Screening/Recruiting
Training Programs
Intern/Work Ex Programs
Energy Efficiency upgrades
Sequoia Community Corps
Microenterprise Assistance
Recycling

Valley Innovative Energy Watch
Energy efficiency
Renewable energy

Visalia Chamber of Commerce
Business Workshops
Emerge Small Business Training Program
Legislative Advocacy
Marketing
Networking

Tulare and Kings Counties Builders Exchange
Technical Assistance for Construction Trades
Contracting Assistance
Business Workshops
Networking
Marketing

Building Industry Association of Tulare and Kings Counties
Technical Assistance for Construction Trades
Legislative Advocacy
Assistance with Regulatory Environment 

Downtown Visalians
Downtown Information Hub
Project Assistance
Downtown specific Site Selection
Marketing
Networking

Tulare Kings Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
Business Workshops
Networking
Marketing

 

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