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Additional contact information

The Economic Development Department works with a variety of local and regional partners to help provide the most accurate information on several topics.

Business license

Tarrant County Clerk's Office: 817-884-1195

Chambers of Commerce

Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce: 817-336-2491
Fort Worth Metropolitan Black Chamber of Commerce: 817-871-6538
Fort Worth Hispanic Chamber of Commerce: 817-625-5411


North Central Texas Council of Government:* 817-640-3300
Texas Department of Transportation: 817-370-5600


Texas Workforce Commission: 817-861-2150
Occupational Safety & Health Admin (OSHA): 817-428-2470

Licenses and permits

Tarrant County Health Department: 817-871-7200
Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission: 817-451-9466
State Licenses and Permits: 800-888-0511


Better Business Bureau: 817-332-7585


State Sales Tax:** 800-252-5555
Federal Taxes: 800-829-1040


Strategic Development & Revitalization
1150 South Freeway, Suite 106
Fort Worth, TX 76104
817-392-6021 (phone)
817-392-6031 (fax)

Office of Small Business
1150 South Freeway, Suite 106
Fort Worth, TX 76104
817-392-2622 (phone)
817-392-6031 (fax)

Office of Business Diversity
1150 South Freeway, Suite 144
Fort Worth, TX 76104
817-392-2674 (phone)
817-392-2681 (fax)

Robert Sturns

Additional partner contact information




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