Business Development Assistance
Locating your new or expanding business in Nazareth is a profitable idea. Our downtown is filled with potential and a supportive business community. The NEDC can assist you in getting started.
Situated at the foot of the Blue Mountain in the Lehigh Valley, Nazareth is an inviting, progressive community welcoming all. We are centrally located near all of the Northeast’s major metropolitan cities. We have great vehicular traffic through our downtown with easy access to interstate highways as well as rail service. We also have the highest walkability rating in the Lehigh Valley.
Nazareth Borough-current population is 5,705, median resident age 45.0, median household income $54,178. The Greater Nazareth area has a population of 26,846 with a median resident age of 44.5 and a median household income of $92,143.
Business Planning Assistance
Small Business Development Center (SBDC), www.lehigh.edu/~insbdc/index.html, (610) 758-3980
Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE), www.lehighvalleyscore.org, (610) 266-3000
U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA), www.sba.gov
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Register Your Business
PA Open For Business, www.paopenforbusiness.com
PA DCED, https://dced.pa.gov/business-assistance/
Register your Business Name, Pennsylvania Department of State, www.dos.state.pa.us
Register for PA Employer Tax Account & Workers Compensation, PA Department of Labor, (717) 787-7679
Secure a Federal Employer ID Number, www.irs.gov
SBDC Loan Programs, http://sbdc.lehigh.edu/area-loan-programs
The metered parking spaces in downtown operate from 9 am to 6 pm, Monday through Saturday.
The metered Public Parking lot contains 20+ metered parking spaces and is located next to Nazareth Borough Municipal Offices at 134 S Main St, Nazareth, PA 18064. Download the Passport app. and you can enter your license plate info and credit card payment info and not worry. Otherwise, grab some change and keep it in the car. Nazareth has the lowest parking rates in the valley.
Meter rates: 25¢ for 60 minutes, 10¢ for 24 minutes, 5¢ for 12 minutes
A phone call to Nazareth Borough will help you understand what will be required for your business and property.
Barry Isett & Associates, Inc. administers all of the Zoning and Building Code Services (PA UCC) for the Borough of Nazareth. Not sure if you need a Zoning or Building Permit? Reach out, it's a great way to get to know our public officials.
Zoning Officer and Building Code Official Anthony DiSante
134 S. Main Street (main floor)
Nazareth, PA 18064
Zoning Office Hours:
Monday - 8:00AM - 4:00PM
Wednesday - 8:00AM - 4:00PM
Friday - 8:00AM - 4:00PM