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GUIDE TO STARTING A BUSINESS 
IN LEE COUNTY

1. To register a Trade name and partnership  
County Clerk  
P.O. Box 326  
Jonesville, Va. 24263  
(276) 346-7763 

2. Registration of contractors  
County Administrators Office  
P.O. Box 367  
Jonesville, Va. 24263  
(276) 346-7714 

3. To register a restaurant to collect county meals tax  
No meals tax 

4. Zoning Requirements C-1 etc.--Home based businesses  
County Administrators Office  
P.O. Box 367  
Jonesville. Va. 24263  
(276) 346-7714 

5. Local IDA addresses and numbers and any other economic  
developers office in the area  
Lee County I.D.A.  
PO Box 367  
Jonesville, VA. 24263  
(276) 346-7766 

6. Is a Certificate of occupancy needed if so where to go  
to register:  
Commissioner of Revenue  
P.O. Box 96  
Jonesville, Va. 24263  
(276) 346-7722 

7. County zoning office  
County Administrators Office  
P.O. Box 367  
Jonesville, Va. 24263  
(276) 346-7714 

8. To apply for construction permits  
Department of Inspection  
P.O. Box 367  
Jonesville, Va. 24263  
(276) 346-7715 

9. Applying for a business license  
County does not require 

10. Nearest IRS office  
Internal Revenue Office  
Trayer Building  
2426 Lee Hwy Suite 210  
Bristol, Va. 24201  
(800) 829-1040 or (276) 669-5499 

11. Nearest State tax office  
Bristol District Office  
Huff Cook Building, Suite U-3  
1969 Lee Highway  
Bristol, Va. 24201-1699  
(276) 466-3412 

12. Nearest Employment Commission office  
Virginia Employment Commission  
Gary Hale, Manager  
1725 Park Ave SW, PO Box 660  
Norton, Va. 24273-0660  
(276) 679-9413 

13. Nearest Immigration and Naturalization office  
Immigration and Naturalization Service  
425 I Street, N.W.  
Washington, D.C. 20536  
1-800-777-7700 

14. Procurement offices for town and counties  
County Administrators Office  
P.O. Box 367  
Jonesville, Va. 24263  
(276) 346-7714 

15. Public library  
Lee County Public Library  
406 Joslyn Avenue  
Pennington Gap, Va. 24277  
(276) 546-1141 

16. Bar associations  
President, Bar Association  
James S. Thomas  
603 E. Morgan Ave.  
(276) 546-4651 

17. Business associations  
Lee County Chamber of Commerce  
P.O. Box 417  
Pennington Gap, Va. 24277  
(276) 346-0553 

18. Up to date list of taxes to include business license, personal  
property tax vehicle per. property tax, local sales tax, meals  
tax, real estate tax, litter tax, motor vehicle fuel sales tax 

DMV Office  
P.O. Box 680  
Hill Street  
Jonesville, Va. 24263  
(276) 346-3560 

Treasurers Office  
P.O. Box 70  
Jonesville, Va. 24263  
(276) 346-7716 

Commissioner of Revenue  
P.O. Box 96  
Jonesville, Va. 24263  
(276) 346-7722 

Last updated: 5/8/2013 3:09:06 PM