Business Library

Whether you are starting a new business, relocating to Danville or looking to grow your existing business, our goal is to help you find the resources and information that you need to succeed. This library provides businesses with guiding documents for the community, market analysis and regional business support tools. 

  1. Business Resources - Danville Market Analysis
    Market Analysis

    Provides statistics, summaries, demographics and profiles that will be helpful before starting or expanding a business in Danville.
  1. Permitting Toolkit
    Permitting Toolkit

    A guide to navigate the Town's Development Review Process.

  1. Starting-a-Business-Guide
    Resource Guide

    The Business Resource guide (PDF) provides detailed information on how to start a business in Danville.

  1. Comprehensive Economic Development Plan

    Comprehensive Economic Development Plan.

  1. Zoning Map
    Zoning Ordinance & Map

    Search for zoning & property information.
  1. General Plan Front Cover
    General Plan & Housing Element

    Preserving Danville's quality of life.

regional business SUPPORT

Manage and grow your business more efficiently with assistance from local professionals.

  • Danville Area Chamber of Commerce: Provides monthly small business enrichment classes.
  • Contra Costa Small Business Development Center
  • iGATE: Innovation Center dedicated to making the Tri-Valley the best place in the world to start and grow a technology company
  • Innovation Tri-Valley: Led by business leaders and influencers committed to connecting the businesses, research labs, educational institutions, and civic leaders in the Tri-Valley region
  • East Bay Score: East Bay Score offers free business mentoring, low-cost or no-cost business training, and numerous templates and tool to help you start or grow a business.


The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is an independent federal agency that councils, protects, and strengthens small businesses to enhance their growth. The SBA also offers several different loan programs to help start-up businesses.

Also, view our Business Funding Support page for more programs.


Businesses with questions about employment resources can learn about connecting with employees, job training opportunities, and much more, through a variety of regional agencies.

Human Resources Hotline for Employers

The Workforce Development Board of Contra Costa County (WDB) has partnered with the California Employers Association to provide Contra Costa County businesses with a NO-COST HR HOTLINE! 
Call 1-888-599-7645 M-F, 8:30 A.M to 5:00 P.M and click here to download the informational flyer.

NETWORKING opportunities

The Tri-Valley has many opportunities for small businesses to network and connect. Connect with other businesses as well as your customers in Danville.