White Plains Business Improvement District

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The City of White Plains Business Resource Guide

The City of White Plains new Business Resource Guide is intended to provide basic information to business and commercial property owners and to be used as a guide in the Building and Public Works permit application process. This Guide will explain when permits are required, discuss the information needed for filing, the types of permits issued and the plan review and construction inspection process.

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Just Add One Westchester / Putnam

The 11 week "Just Add One" program with leading business experts begins January 14, 2016. Apply by December 15, 2015.

Weekly E-Newsletter Available Online

The WPBID's weekly e-newsletter, Discover White Plains, brings White Plains news and events to your inbox. We're now making our newsletters available to you online! Go to our Weekly E-Newsletter page and click the bottom image to view the latest newsletter.


White Plains Listed as One of the Best Places to Start a Business in New York

White Plains is listed as #6 in NerdWallet's "Best Places to Start a Business in New York".

"White Plains is the county seat of Westchester County, north of New York City. One of the top commercial centers in the area, White Plains boasts the largest population, 57,153, on our top 10 list, and the most businesses at 9,387. White Plains businesses are booming, bringing in average revenue of over $1.5 million per business annually. The White Plains Downtown Business Improvement District offers supplemental services to its members including marketing and promotion, aesthetic improvements, events and advocacy. The largest business organizations in the area are the Business Council of Westchester in Rye Brook and the Westchester County Association in White Plains. The city is also home to the Mid-Hudson area Entrepreneurial Assistance Program center at the Women’s Enterprise Development Center."