1. Add Your Business to Online Directory

    Add your business to the Cortland website's online business directory.

  2. Apply for Permits

    Learn how to apply for a variety of City permits, such as building permits, zoning permits, and operating permits.

  3. Bid Opportunities

    Access bids and request for proposals for consultants, service providers, contractors, vendors, and suppliers.

  4. Business Development

    Cortland County has the benefit of technical assistance for start-up and existing businesses through the Onondaga Small Business Development Center, based at Onondaga Community College in nearby Syracuse.

  5. Business Directory A-Z

    Search a listing of businesses and organizations that operate in the area.

  6. Business Directory - Categories

    Browse local businesses by category.

  7. Business Loan Program

    Loans are available for the start-up of a new or expansion of an existing business in the City of Cortland. The primary goal is to create new employment opportunities for low/mod persons, increase taxable value of property, and to provide essential services lacking in the City.

  8. Cortland County Business Development Corporation

    The Cortland County BDC/IDA offers a wealth of information about doing business in Cortland County.

  9. Cortland County Chamber of Commerce

    Visit the Cortland County Chamber of Commerce website for information about a wide variety of services available to members.

  10. Cortland Downtown Partnership

    The Cortland Downtown Partnership enhances and promotes the commercial and cultural offerings of Historic Downtown Cortland.

  11. W-9 Form for Vendors (PDF)

    View and download the City of Cortland's W-9 Form for Vendors.