City Of Sparks

Business and Economic Development

Welcome to Sparks, Nevada! We look forward to helping your business succeed.

Sparks, Nevada truly is a beautiful and family-oriented community that — along with our neighboring city, Reno — offers picturesque views and the many recreational amenities of the Sierra Nevada. I invite you to check out our first-rate master-planned communities set in the foothills of our high desert environment. You may also want to experience some of the many special events held year-round at Victorian Square and the Sparks Marina.

In addition to its family-friendly aspect, Sparks has a progressive business climate that is ideal for business start-ups.  In 2009 Sparks was recognized by BusinesWeek as the Number 1 city in Nevada to start a new business.  A more recent survey by the Boyd Company named Sparks one of the top ten places in the nation for high-tech companies to open a manufacturing facility.  In May 2014, ChiefExecutive.com named Nevada the 8th Best State for Business.  Nevada ranks eighth in the nation among Best States to Make a Living, says MoneyRates.com. The rankings are based on employment, living costs, taxes and workplace well-being.

Many have already discovered what Sparks has to offer. Over the last several years, we have seen our population grow in excess of the national average. Our city’s population today is more than 92,000. Despite the economic challenges that our state has experienced, growth and prosperity are on the horizon for us in Sparks.

We are committed to making it easy to do business in our City. Whether it is issuing a business license, approving building plans, and issuing building permits, let us serve your needs so your business can develop and succeed.

Take an opportunity to learn about Sparks, Nevada. If we can be of any assistance to you, please call me at 775.353.2310.   You can also call our Customer Service Office at 775.353.5555.

On behalf of all of the citizens of Sparks, I look forward to welcoming you to the neighborhood.

Mayor Geno R. Martini

2014 Community Relocation Guide

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