Business Assistance

City staff can help if you are looking for assistance or considering a new or expanded business in Marysville.  Information regarding community development, local zoning, permits and licensing is available on our Building Department link.  We are also happy to point you towards numerous organizations ready to answer your business or employment questions with no-cost and low-cost services.

For community development information, please contact our City Manager Randy Fernandez (810) 455-1323 or at

For specific building/zoning information, please contact Sean Quain in our Building Department at (810) 455-1310 or at

Business Resources
Economic Business Alliance of St. Clair County The Economic Development Alliance (EDA) of St. Clair County is a regional non-profit economic development agency.  The EDA is supported by public and private sector investors and works closely with community stakeholders and regional partners to stimulate the economy and drive job growth and investment.  The EDA markets our regional and community assets, spurs local entrepreneurialism, and provides unique solutions for both large and small businesses.

Small Business Development Center Michigan The Michigan Small Business Development Center (SBDC) enhances Michigan’s economic well-being by providing counseling, training, secondary market research for new ventures, existing small businesses and advanced technology companies.

St. Clair County Community College Workforce Development Cost-effective training solutions and educational services to enhance skills, increase productivity and improve work-force quality for entry level and continuing professional development.

Zoning Map (to enlarge map, hit control + once file is opened)
Zoning Map with District Classifications (to enlarge map, hit control + once file is opened)
Zoning Ordinances Interested in a piece of property on which to locate or expand your business?  Do you need to know its zoning classification or the ordinances that may affect it?  Click on the above links to learn more about our city’s zoning.

St. Clair County Metropolitan Planning Division
Provides expertise in the following areas: brownfield redevelopment, land use, transportation and other areas.

SCORE Affiliated with the Small Business Administration, SCORE is a nonprofit organization which helps small businesses achieve their goals through education and mentorship.  SCORE provides mentors, free business tools, tips and counseling and inexpensive or free business workshops.

Business Guides
Guide to Starting a Small Business Michigan Small Business & Technology Development Center An excellent resource for entrepreneurs looking to start up their new businesses.

Michigan Small Business Administration Guide 2016-2017 Guide to the wide array of services that the SBA offers

Business Groups
Marysville Business Council Formed in 2014, the goal of the Marysville Business Council is to promote collaboration between city government and Marysville business owners and to overcome hurdles that exist when doing business in the City of Marysville.  For more information please contact Council Member Dan Shirkey at

Blue Water Chamber of Commerce Business advocacy – education, assistance, networking, marketing opportunities and much more.

Blue Water Young Professionals BWYP’s are active members of the local business community, ages 21-35, who are dedicated to enhancing the Blue Water Area’s economic and social opportunities.  Striving to create a vibrant and diverse community for young professionals, their members are passionate, involved and willing to put in the work to make the Blue Water area a great place to live, work and play.