Getting Started in Downtown Tifton

We are excited that you are interested in Downtown Tifton, and we hope to be of assistance to you.  The Downtown Development Authority of Tifton has a variety of tools and contacts which you'll find useful when considering purchasing property or opening a business in our district.  Please let us know if you are seeking information that you do not find on our website.

The Downtown Development Authority of Tifton has a great relationship with the City of Tifton's Community Development Department. Over in Community Development, you'll find the Planning and Zoning Department, Code Compliance, Permits, and Building Inspection. We are willing to assist you through the local requirements to help you expedite finding a location and opening for business.

The business start-up process can be confusing and cumbersome.  Fortunately, there is quality, free assistance for businesses available throughout Georgia through the Georgia Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network. The local contact is Business Consultant, Susan Paz McBrayer. Email Susan Paz McBrayer or call 229-420-1144.