Town of Mount Jackson


IMG_8487_business_webMount Jackson lies near the center of the Shenandoah Valley, only 90 minutes from Northern Virginia and Washington D.C.. We welcome and encourage business to our town, for the community success and employment opportunities business brings.

To learn more about starting a business in Mount Jackson, call the Town Office at 540-477-2121 to set up a meeting. For additional information on the region, visit the Shenandoah County Chamber of Commerce.

Business Licenses

There is a $10 fee for the zoning permit and this form will be reviewed by the town manager. Approval of the zoning permit must occur before a business license can be issued. Forms may be picked up at the town office and there is a $20 fee for a new business license.
Peddler’s and Solicitor’s licenses require notarization and a background check.  Please be certain to bring necessary identification.

Established businesses will be mailed their renewal form to fill out each year. The due date for the form is March 1, 2018 and is considered delinquent if it has not been received in the town office by March 2, 2018. All town taxes must be paid and up to date before a business may receive their Business License. Once the form is mailed in with the payment, the business owner will then receive their Business License. If you are no longer doing business in Mount Jackson, it is necessary for you to mark the renewal form “Final” Return” with the date the business closed and the gross receipts listed included with the payment.

Business License – $20 **Note-Effective in 2018, as stated in the Budget Ordinance, an additional annual fee of $20 will be added to the processing of all Business Licenses.
The application is available at Town Office.

Solicitor’s Permit – $50
Application available at Town Office. See Code Sec. 18-84

Peddler’s Permit – $125-$250
Application available at Town Office. See Code Sec. 18-84

Land Use Tax Application $10 (Late Application Fee $10)
Application available at Town Office.

For Planning and Zoning details, see the Planning and Zoning page.