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Rural Home Business

Douglas County's entrepreneurial spirit comes in many forms. Find out how to register your Home Based Business.

There are two types of Home Business permits which serve small scale enterprise ranging from 1-4 employees.  As a home business out grows the Home Business Types I and II there may be other avenues to continue operating your business.  Join your many neighbors who have already been permitted to operate in Douglas County.  They include: Architects, Fabricators, Visual and Graphic Artists, Writers, Excavators, Contractors, Dental Arts, Doctors, Animal Clinics, Groomers, Spas, Woodworkers, Attorney's, Technologiy specialists, Researchers, Electricians, Plumbers, and many more. 

Click the links below to review the requirements and regulations to operate your business in Douglas County. 

Type I and Type II Home Business Regulations

Home Business Brochure

2020 Rural Home Business Application

Please mail your application to:
3755 East 25th St
Lawrence, Ks  66046

You can also email us at:

Phone: 785-331-1343