Business Resources

Planning Services


The Planning Division can help businesses in the following areas:

How to start your business in Fremont
Online Resources
  • OpenCounter
    Research what it takes to start a business in Fremont. We will ask you the right questions so you can see the requirements and fees for starting your business. Visit Fremont.OpenCounter.com.
  • ZoningCheck
    Find out if the business you want to open is allowed at the location you’re interested in. If you don’t have a site in mind, it will show you where in the City the business could be located. Visit Fremont.ZoningCheck.com.
New Online Resources

Business Ally Program


This program offers new or expanding businesses a City of Fremont Business Ally who can help facilitate project reviews, assist with the permitting process, and coordinate with staff and resources from other City departments and outside agencies. Visit Fremont.gov/BusinessAlly or call 510-494-4487.


Have Questions?


Contact us at (510) 494-4440 or planinfo@fremont.gov.
Business Ally