Welcome to Montgomery County - home to innovators past, present, and future!

Montgomery County PhotosYou are just clicks away from meeting all of your business needs! With its business friendly approach, the Montgomery County Economic Development Department serves as a direct liaison between the county resources and any business looking to locate, grow, or expand in Montgomery County.

With our access to many resources and strategic partners, along with a dedicated and committed staff, the Economic Development Department in Montgomery County is an appealing and obvious partner and assistant for any entrepreneur, large or small.

Montgomery County Economic Development is recognized as a business-friendly, collaborative and responsive division of Montgomery County.  We value nurturing partnerships among the business community and Montgomery County jurisdictions, as well as organizations in the Greater Dayton region, in an effort to build and maintain a strong, viable economy for our residents.  We strive to develop quality economic development programs that will assist local companies in being competitive in the global environment.

The Wright brothers opened a window to the world of opportunity with their first invention of the airplane. Ermal C. Fraze invented the "pop-top tab" for cans that are still used today on everything from soft drinks to beer. Kenneth Jordan and John Birden patented the first efficient and cost-effective radioactive battery, while the Siebenthaler Company received a plant patent for their production of the perfect locust tree, the Moraine Locust.

Montgomery County is diverse in resources, innovators, ideas, and business opportunities. We invite you to explore all that we have to offer! If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us.

Related Business Links in Montgomery County:

Land Use:

Licenses & Permits:

  • Building Permits 
  • Cigarette License
  • Vendor's License
  • Public Health - Dayton & Montgomery County:
    Licenses from Public Health - Dayton & Montgomery County
    • Plumbing Contractors
    • Septic Installers
    • Food Service Operators(Restaurants)
    • Retail Food Establishments (Grocers)
    • Food Vendors
    • Swimming Pools
    • Manufactured Home Parks
    • Recreational Vehicle Parks
    • Transient Accommodations (Hotels/Motels)
    • Tattoo Operators
  • Permits from Public Health - Dayton & Montgomery County
    • Plumbers
    • Well Installation
    • Waste Haulers
    • Industrial (Air Pollution)
Meetings & Training:


Solid Waste Management:

Water and Sanitary Sewer:
    • Water Services Department
    • Standard Specifications (PDF)
    • Commercial & Business Customers:
      • Annual Report (Water Quality Report)
      • Water and Sewer Account Information
      • Water and Sewer Rate Information
      • Foundation Drain Disconnect Program
      • Maps, GIS Information, or Plans
      • Permits
      • Backflow Prevention
      • Municipal Industrial Pretreatment Program (MIPP)
      • Public Education Initiative
      • Water Security Information
      • Septage Receiving Facility