The Jacksonville•Onslow Chamber of Commerce is here to help you get started in making your business successful!  It may be intimidating, but there are a lot of resources available for you throughout this process.

Have a Plan:

These resources can help you create your business plan:

Business Counseling, Training, and Resources, Small Business Center, Coastal Carolina Community College

Small Business Administration

Business Link North Carolina


Checklists, Planning Guides & Resources in NC:

Thrive in NC

Plan Your Business- SBA


Register Your Business:

Onslow County Register of Deeds


Get a License:

Onslow County Tax Office/Licenses

City of Jacksonville

North Carolina Dept. of Revenue


Zoning and Permitting:

Onslow County Planning & Development


Employer ID Number EIN:



NC Sales & Use Tax ID:

North Carolina Dept of Revenue


Additional Resources:

Small Business Council

The Small Business Council is a group of volunteer business owners, managers and leaders who operate new and established businesses in Onslow County. This Committee serves as an open forum to provide resources and partners with The Small Business Center providing seminars of various business topics and guest speakers specific to industry to assist with challenges faced in the business community.

For more information contact Chamber President, Laurette Leagon, at (910)347-3141 ext. 231 or


Jacksonville Onslow Economic Development

Onslow County Tourism


Restaurant Regulations

Onslow County Environmental Health


Coastal Carolina Community College, Small Business Center hosts monthly seminars.  You can find more information here.