Interested in starting or expanding a business here in the Lompoc Valley?

The City of Lompoc Economic and Community Development Department can help point you in the right direction in terms of meeting your needs of your business. Since every business differs, the process of starting or expanding your business will be unique for each project. Please contact the Economic Development Division in order to discuss your project. We will help navigate you through a number of city processes and point you in the right direction.

To help answer any questions you may have regarding permits, zoning, building inspections, plan reviews, etc please follow the links below:

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The Santa Barbara County Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is part of the Ventura County EDC-SBDC, the Los Angeles Regional Network, and the national Small Business Administration (SBA). We provide individualized consulting and training to new and growing businesses. 

Every business starts with a bright idea. Whether you need help getting your idea off the ground or want to grow your business, we’re here for you. We provide no-cost business counseling and coaching to get your business to the next level. In addition, we offer occasional non-credit classes, workshops and training sessions.
For a confidential no-cost consultation, contact us for an appointment and please complete our intake process.


The Workforce Development Board of Santa Barbara County (WDB) develops innovative workforce strategies that help businesses, individuals and industries achieve and sustain economic vitality across all communities in Santa Barbara County.

The WDB is a public/private partnership created by the Federal Workforce Investment Act legislation and is staffed by the County of Santa Barbara.

Lompoc Valley Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau

The Chamber of Commerce is an organization of business people within the community dedicated to maintaining a favorable business climate and safeguarding the interests of its members. The Chamber accomplishes cooperatively for the individual business enterprise what that business could not achieve alone.

As you begin the process of launching your own business, here are a few resources to help guide you:

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