Bring Your Business to Oxford!

Are you thinking of bringing your business to Oxford Borough?  We are here to help you through the process.  Your first stop is to review the Borough’s requirements and process.  Visit this helpful page of their website for information and links to all necessary forms and applications! Click the “Bringing Your Business to Oxford” link below.



Bringing Your Business to Oxford


We love to welcome new members with a ribbon cutting!   Be sure to join the Oxford Area Chamber of Commerce and we will schedule your ribbon cutting to celebrate your big day!


Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

PA Dept. of State, Business & Charities

Choose a Business Structure (sole proprietorship, partnership, corporation or sub-chapter “s”or”c” corporation, Limited Liability Partnership (LLC), etc.) To form a corporation in the state of Pennsylvania, you must file Articles of Incorporation with the Department of State (form DSCB:1306). Phone: 717-787-1057


Department of State

Register your fictitious name with the Department of State. A fictitious name is any assumed or fictitious name, style or designation other than the proper name of the entity using such a name. The term includes the name of any association, general partnership, business trust, syndicate, joint venture or similar combination of groups of persons. To register, you must file form DSCB:54-311n with the Corporation Bureau of the Department of State. Before or after registering a fictitious name, you will be required to place an advertisement in newspapers of general circulation in Chester County (such as the Daily Local News or Chester County Press), as well as a legal paper in Chester County.


Business Plan Preparation Assistance

  • SBA – US Small Business Administration
  • Kutztown University – 610-458-5700
  • Service Core of Retired Executives (SCORE) – 610-344-6910
  • Chester County Economic Development Council –  610-458-5700