This list of resources is for businesses expanding in or relocating to Starkville and Oktibbeha County. If you need additional assistance, please contact us at (662) 323-3322 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Business Assistance and Tax Incentives
The Mississippi Development Authority offers grant and loan programs, small business assistance, minority business assistance, and tax incentives to businesses in Mississippi.
The Golden Triangle Development LINK provides support and programs to support businesses in the Oktibbeha County area.
The Mississippi State University Small Business Development Center provides services and support to small businesses. It is located in Starkville and offers services to the surrounding 10 counties.
Available Sites and Buildings
Information on Taxes
Information about Mississippi, Oktibbeha County, and City of Starkville taxes and fees may be found at: https://starkville.org/about-starkville/business-environment/taxes/
City of Starkville Development Services Division
The City Development Division reviews building plans, issues building permits, conducts inspections and issues Certificates of Occupancy for construction and Privilege Licenses. Call them at 662-323-8012 or visit https://www.cityofstarkville.org/236/Building-Department
All retail, food service, general contractors, and general service businesses operating within the city limits must have a privilege license. Guidelines for a privilege license (PDF)
The Office of the Chancery Clerk handles land titles, contracts, and more. Filing fees can be found here: https://www.oktibbehacountyms.org/161/Chancery-Court-Filing-Fees
Board of Supervisors
The Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors is the chief policy-making and administrative body of the county.
Starkville Fire Department
Inspection certificates may be obtained from the Fire Department by calling 662-323-1845.
Oktibbeha Fire Department
The Oktibbeha County Fire Department has an online fire districts map: https://www.oktibbehacountyms.org/182/Fire-Districts-Map-Protection-Districts-
Review all city ordinances and codes online at https://www.municode.com/library/ms/starkville/codes/code_of_ordinances
City of Starkville Departments
For additional departments in the City of Starkville visit the website at: https://www.cityofstarkville.org/8/Departments
Mississippi Department of Revenue
Contact them at 601-923-7000 or visit https://www.dor.ms.gov/