Body shops repair, renovate and enhance automobile frames and chassis. Frequently, they also paint vehicles. Because of the many chemicals and solvents used in this work, some states and counties require body shops to hold HAZMAT permits. Additionally, state, county and city auto repair and body shop licenses are often required.
The birthplace of Buddy Holly is today the largest cotton growing region in the world. There's a good chance that your favorite pair of underwear or even jeans had their humble beginnings in Lubbock. Additionally, Lubbock is known for its production of barrels and as a regional center for retail. Like most Texas cities, Lubbock welcomes entrepreneurs with open arms. Low to non-existent state business taxes along with minimal local licensing requirements makes Lubbock an easy place to set-up shop.