If you are searching for the ideal place to start or grow your small business, look no further. With easy access to transportation corridors such as I-35 and the metropolitan core, Merriam enjoys significant competitive advantages. Excellent schools, attractive neighborhoods, a diverse economic base, reasonable cost of living, and an educated work force make Merriam the ideal choice for both individuals looking for a new home and businesses seeking a favorable business climate.
Get started by searching available properties in Merriam. For more information on starting or moving your business to Merriam, call the Community Development Department at 913-322-5520.
Learn more about our community and find a business checklist in the welcome packet below.
New Business Welcome Packet(PDF, 13MB)
In recognition of the supportive and thriving business community in our city, we would like to invite our businesses to the 2023 Merriam Business Appreciation Luncheon on Thursday, June 22.
Learn More and RSVP
Learn about requirements, apply online, pay license fees, and view the status of your license application from your home, office, or mobile device.
The City Council passes ordinances that are codified into the Merriam Code of Ordinances.
Learn about current bid and contract opportunities available to consultants, service providers, contractors, vendors, or suppliers.