From home based businesses to agriculture and hospitality, Nelson County has more than 1100 businesses serving residents, the Commonwealth and the world.

For more information about Nelson County’s business environment, contact the Office of Economic Development and Tourism. The office is open Monday through Friday from 9 am until 5 pm. 434-263-7015 or

How Do I?

Obtain a Business License
File my  Meals/Lodging/Occupancy Monthly Report Form
View Current Tax Rates
Pay Business Personal Property Taxes
Obtain a Building Inspection/Permit