Business Support Services

Pueblo West is a welcoming environment for businesses of all sizes. With robust business support systems, entrepreneurs and established companies find confidence in the people of Pueblo West. Below you can find a list of essential businesses services in the area. For more specific resources feel free to contact the Pueblo West Chamber of Commerce directly. Connecting businesses is our forte and we would love to help you on your road to success.

SOUTHERN COLORADO BUSINESS CONSULTING SERVICES

Southern Colorado Small Business Development Center (SBDC)
121 W City Center Drive, Pueblo, CO 81003 (by appointment)
719-549-3224 | www.southerncoloradosbdc.org
sbdc@pueblocc.edu

The SBDC is a must have for all small and developing businesses. Armed with expertise in accounting, budgeting, business planning, and marketing, the SBDC can assign you one of their business support personnel to guide you through the business development process. The SBDC is also known for their free classes

Pueblo Economic Development Corporation

301 N. Main Street
Pueblo, CO 81003
719-544-2000

Pueblo Economic Development Corporation (PEDCO) is a private, not-for-profit organization that serves as the economic development point of contact for the City of Pueblo, and for connecting businesses with local incentives. Contact PEDCO for assistance in relocating or expanding your business within the City of Pueblo.

Small Business Development Center

121 W City Center Dr
Pueblo, CO 81003
719-549-3224

The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) provides business development and support through free one-on-one counseling for both existing and start-up businesses, a variety of seminars and workshops designed to help small business owners improve their business knowledge and entrepreneurs plan their start-up business, and The Leading Edge Program, Colorado’s premier certified course for entrepreneurial training and business plan development.

Pueblo County Community Development Corporation

215 W. 10th Street, Room 340
Pueblo, CO 81003
719-583-6240

PCCDC provides low-interest loans to local businesses in exchange for a commitment to hire low and moderate income employees. The program is oriented to supply “gap” financing which provides an additional funding mechanism to businesses that do not fully qualify for conventional financing.

Southern Colorado Economic Development District

1104 N. Main Street
Pueblo, CO 81003
719-545-8680 / 877-252-7297

Southern Colorado Economic Development District (SCEDD) is a not-for-profit organization that serves the 13 counties of southeastern Colorado. In addition to providing community support, SCEDD houses the “Business Lending Center” which helps businesses build and expand by packaging SBA 504 loans in partnership with the U.S. Small Business Administration.

Business Development

City of Pueblo Business Office
Phone: 719-553-2659
Website: www.pueblo.us

Pueblo County Economic
Development and Geographic
Information Systems (ED/GIS)
Phone: 719-583-6240
Website: county.pueblo.org

Pueblo Service Corps of Retired
Executives (SCORE)
Phone: 719-542-1704
Website: www.pueblo.score.org

Business Resources

The Business & Technology Center
Phone: 719-546-1133
Website: www.btc-pueblo.blogspot.com

Pueblo City-County Library District
Phone: 719-562-5667
Website: www.pueblolibrary.org

Educational Institutions

Malik & Seeme Hasan School of Business
Phone: 719.549.2142
Website: www.csupueblo.edu

Pueblo Corporate College
Phone: 719-549-3320
Website: www.pueblocc.edu

Chambers of Commerce

There are three chambers in Pueblo County that provide an excellent opportunity to network and grow your business.

Greater Pueblo Chamber of Commerce
302 N. Santa Fe Avenue
Pueblo, CO 81003
719-542-1704 / 800-233-3446
www.pueblochamber.org

Latino Chamber of Commerce
215 S. Victoria Avenue
Pueblo, CO 81003
719-542-5513
www.pueblolatinochamber.com

Pueblo West Chamber of Commerce
Serving the Pueblo West area
63 E. Spaulding Avenue
Pueblo West, CO 81007
719-647-9086
Email: news@pwchamber.com
www.pwchamber.com

Pueblo County

Business Licensing and Permits Offices

City of Pueblo Sales Tax & Business License Office
150 Central Main Street
Pueblo, CO 81003
(719) 553-2659
Acquire Business license application, obtain city sales/use tax information

Pueblo City Zoning Administration
211 East “D” Street
Pueblo, CO 81003
(719) 553-2259

Pueblo Fire Department
1551 Bonforte Boulevard, Pueblo, CO 81001
(719) 553-2830
Fire safety requirements

Pueblo City/County Health Department
101 W 9th St.
Pueblo, CO 81003
(719) 583-4300
Food Handling Safety requirements
Restaurant equipment requirements

Pueblo County Planning & Development
229 W. 12th St.
Pueblo, CO 81003
(719) 583-6100
County Zoning requirements

Pueblo Regional Building Authority
830 N Main St #100
Pueblo, CO 81003
(719) 543-0002
Building permits and inspections
Housing Trends/Contractor Licensing

Pueblo West Metropolitan District
109 E. Industrial Boulevard
Pueblo West, CO 81007
(719) 547-5000
Covenants and other regulations

Colorado Department of Revenue
827 W. 4th St.
Pueblo, CO 81003
(719) 543-5164
Colorado state tax laws
Acquire state tax licenses/forms