Overview of the Process
Overview of the Process
There are three major phases that "may" be required for starting a new business in Shawnee. The type of business you are opening as well as the location of your new business will determine which approvals you need.

The City of Shawnee encourages you to contact Dave Holtwick, the City Business Liaison, to work with you to define a custom road map to meet your development needs. Dave's role is to guide you smoothly through the process of developing and starting your business within Shawnee.

Land Use Approvals

Construction Approvals

Occupancy Approvals