Business Center


Do you own a business in South Portland?

The City of South Portland is very proud of the businesses throughout our City.  If you have business-related questions or need assistance, are looking to expand, or if you are interested in getting more involved in partnering with the City on events and activities, please contact Economic Development Director Bill Mann at (207) 767-3201. 

Looking to start a business in South Portland?

Before you start your business, pay us a visit or give us a call.  City staffers are pleased to help you determine what steps need to be taken for you to open your doors.  Please stop by City Hall or give us a call so staff can assist you.

  • Call the Planning Department at 207-767-7603 for licensing and permitting information
  • Read our brochure: Guide to Doing Business in South Portland
  • If you need general assistance in getting started, have questions about available loans, grants, and resources, please see our links below, and call our office at 207-767-7606.

Looking for a commercial real estate property in South Portland?

Please visit our Commercial Real Estate Connection & Site Finder





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