Household Services such as Housekeeping, Gardening, Landscaping and Auto Detailing may not require as many licenses as food and healthcare businesses, but they must be licensed nonetheless. Businesses that use a person’s home as their official address or office may also need a Home Occupation Permit from their city or county.
Although Newark is no longer the manufacturing and industrial center it once was, New Jersey's largest city remains home to a bustling seaport and Manishewitz. Additionally, Newark has several large insurance companies and an major hub airport. As part of its revitalization efforts, Newark strongly encourages small business development. This can be especially challenging given New Jersey's highly regulatory environment. Businesses can expect to apply for many licenses and permits to get established.