Starting a Business in Brownsburg

Welcome to the Town of Brownsburg and thank you for considering to join our community. 

As an economic hub for a number of growing industries, the Town of Brownsburg, Indiana offers a community atmosphere with access to global markets. Brownsburg, a suburb of Indianapolis, is one of the fastest-growing communities in the state. 

It has received national recognition as one of the nation’s “Best Places to Live” for its low crime, strong economy, high-quality school system, unique parks and trails, and strong business climate.

Brownsburg’s geographically centered location, convenient interstate highway access, skilled workforce, low cost of doing business, and available space make it an ideal place for your investment. 

The Key To Success 

We created a helpful step-by-step guide to help make your establish your business in Brownsburg. Our hope is to educate you on some of the steps involved in starting a new business and serve as a resource to make the process a little easier for you. 

The information included in this guide is not meant to replace professional legal or financial advice; we recommend you obtain legal and accounting services when starting and operating a business.

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Town Structure

Five elected Town Council members serve as the legislative/executive branch while the elected Clerk-Treasurer serves as a chief financial officer. A Town Manager hired by the Town Council manages daily operations and serves as the chief executive officer. Town facilities and operations include water and sewage treatment facilities, a street department, fleet maintenance garage, parks, and recreational facilities, fire and police, and administrative offices.

Town Municipal Code

The Town provides online access to its Municipal and Land Use Code and includes a listing of all approved ordinances and is codified semiannually. 

Your Town Government

Town Council meetings are held at 7 p.m. on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month at Brownsburg Town Hall, 61 N. Green St. Sign up to receive agenda notices through email or text message. You can watch videos of the Town Council online

Business Licenses & Permits

Business License

The Town of Brownsburg does not require a business license or permit. 

Sign Permit

A sign permit may be required before erecting a new sign. Apply for a sign permit with our Development Services Department online.

Building Permit

A building permit may be required if you are constructing or modifying your place of business. A permit is required for any plumbing, mechanical and/or electrical work. Email our building division with any questions about permitting. 

Town Utilities

The Town of Brownsburg is responsible for providing water and wastewater (sewer) services for the residents and businesses within Town limits. Customers can view rates, apply for service, and pay bills with the Utility Billing Department

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Greater Brownsburg Chamber of Commerce

The Greater Brownsburg Chamber of Commerce is a non-profit organization serving the businesses, residents and visitors to Brownsburg Indiana. Driven by member businesses, organizations and agencies of Hendricks County, the Chamber is the voice for promoting business and its developing community.