A listing of all the resources we have available online for the benefit of potential and existing business owners on the East End

Business Resources

Starting a business can be overwhelming. But fear not, we at East End Main Street are there to help you every step of the way. On this page, you’ll find documents and links to all the various resources that you may need as you start a business on the East End.


City of Charleston’s Documents and Forms

Of particular interest is the City Collector’s section, where you will find applications for business licenses, city service fees, and tax documents that business owners will need.

East End Community Renewal Plan (PDF)

Sign Grant Application (PDF)

Façade Activation Grant Application

Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for Rehabilitation of Historic Structures


Tax credits available for preserving historic properties