Doing Business in Ilwaco

  • STARTING A BUSINESS: The City of Ilwaco contracts with the Pacific County Economic Development Council (PCEDC) to provide assistance to new businesses. PCEDC has a number of resources for Starting a Business. Be sure to check out the New Business Checklist and FAQ, as well as other resources on their website.
  • BUSINESS LICENSE: Ilwaco business licenses are issued and renewed online or by mail by the Washington State Department of Revenue.
  • ZONING: Businesses wishing to locate within the City of Ilwaco should ensure they meet the city's zoning requirements. For a zoning map, click here. For the Allowed and Restricted Use Table, click here and go to Chapter 15.44.
  • BUILDING PERMITS: Building permits are issued through the City of Long Beach (360-642-4421).
  • SIGN PERMITS: Sign permits must meet municipal code. To learn more, click here and go to Chapter 15.45. For the sign permit form, click here.