There is a reason people like to do business in Dade County. Here in Georgia's northwestern corner, the pace is a little slower, the clean mountain air is a little fresher and the people are a whole lot friendlier, creating the perfect environment for small businesses and industries.

Doing Business in Dade County

We are pleased to welcome you to the 'Doing Business' section of our website, where we facilitate:

  • Businesses' Access to Codes
  • Licenses
  • Permits
  • Regulations
  • Tax Rates

We also help businesses obtain information about developing properties.

Partnership with the Community

We appreciate your interest in doing business with Dade County. The provision of vital services to our residents is ultimately the result of a partnership between the departments of County government and the vendor community which provides the goods and services needed to support County operations.

Quality of Life

Dade County is rich in natural and historic resources, and well known for its dedicated workforce, enviable quality of life, moderate cost environment, diversified economic base and a broad spectrum of business from farming to real estate.


Overall, economic and industrial activity is stable and should continue to expand. Along with Interstate 59, the location of the Norfolk Southern Railway and easy access to the growing Chattanooga, Atlanta, and Birmingham metro areas, Trenton and Dade County is in a most covetable position for growth and development.