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Business in the City

Cardinal Crossing along Forest Drive


The city of Forest Acres understands that local businesses are a vital part of the economy and character of our community.

Residents and tourists alike are drawn by our unique mix of independent shops and eateries. And, our streamlined licensing and permitting system and nimble staff make it easy to access the resources you need to grow an existing business – or start a new one.


Let’s do business

Apply for business licenses and access guidelines for at-home businesses.


A tax that works for Forest Acres

Learn about the 2% Hospitality Tax that supports community projects and smart growth.


Permits & Applications

The legal forms you need to advertise and grow.


Planning & Zoning

The forms you need to plan and build safely and legally.