Kentucky is a great place to locate or expand your business, offering a positive economic environment and a quality workforce. Get information on licenses/permits, taxes, environmental concerns, farming & agriculture, and other business resources.
Looking for all agriculture programs in Kentucky?
Animal & Plant, Regulatory, & Promotional programs are listed at
Help ensure Kentucky's vast waterways, 12.7 million acres of forest, fertile farm fields, and blue skies for generations to come.
Air Quality & Alternative Energy
Air pollution should be prevented or reduced whenever possible.In addition to our air monitoring and permitting programs, the
Division for Air Quality works with counties and local communities to find strategies to reduce air pollution. The division also offers free air quality education and outreach to all ages and audiences.
Requirements & Permits
The natural resources Kentucky charge us with responsibility of good stewardship.
From Air Quality to Compiance Assisatnace, Waste Managerment, and Water, the
Department for Environmental Protection provides guidance on regulations, requirement
Curious about Kentucky energy history?
virtual venture through more than 250 years of history.
From taxes information to insurance requirements, employee management resources, reporting tools, and more, the
Kentucky Business One Stop portal is available to help your business suceed.
Locate a Business
Whether you are in the process of forming a new company, completing filings for your existing entity, or looking for information about a business, the Secretary of State's online searches are the right place to start.
Licensing & Permits
Kentucky does not have a statewide business license that applies to all businesses, but certain types of businesses are required to have a special license or permit to legally operate their business. In some cases, more than one license may be required.