The City of West Branch is a wonderful area to locate a business. Whether you are a startup or a well-established franchise, there are many great benefits to selecting West Branch as the site of your next business venture.
For a list of available commercial properties, please visit the following link: http://michigan.zoomprospector.com/default.aspx?&mode=COMMUNITYPROPLISTINGS&GID=75A6972A-0D23-4703-8BDB-75FA411295A9&BL=B
[Special thanks to the Ogemaw Economic Development Corporation for both their permission to utilize this link,
as well as the hard work they put into the maintained of the information provided on the ZoomProspector page.]
By clicking here you can download a copy of the packet "Everything you Need to Know to Do Business In Ogemaw County, which is the result of a collaboration between the Ogemaw County Economic Development Corporation, the West Branch Area Chamber of Commerce, and area businesses.
Lots of additional great information about starting a business in the area can be gathered by contacting either the Chamber of Commerce or the Ogemaw County Economic Development Corporation directly. Here are the links to their respective websites, as well as their contact information:
West Branch Area Chamber of Commerce
Ogemaw County Economic Development Corporation
Another great resource for information about the area is the Ogemaw County Building, which is located within the Ogemaw County Courthouse. Here some contact information for a few of the most used offices within the County Building:
Ogemaw County Clerk
806 W. Houghton Ave., West Branch, MI 48661; Room 101; Phone: (989) 345-0215; Fax: (989) 345-7223;
Ogemaw County Building & Zoning
806 W. Houghton Ave., West Branch, MI 48661, Room 107 ; Phone: (989) 345-3370; Fax: (989) 345-5919; E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
City Ordinances, Zoning, & Land Uses
Importantly, those who do decide to consider the City of West Branch as the possible new home for their business should always try to familiarize themselves with all City ordinances, especially City zoning ordinances, BEFORE signing any contracts to purchase or rent real estate within the City, to ensure that any planned business practices or planned land uses are legal. While it is always advisable to consider whether an attorney may be needed to assess the legality of planned business practices or planned land uses, parties are always welcome to view City ordinances on the City website or in person at West Branch City Hall. Questions? Call City Manager/Zoning Administrator Heather Grace or City Clerk/Treasurer/Deputy Zoning Administrator John Dantzer at (989) 345-0500, or reach either by email at email@example.com.