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.
Although often thought of us a suburb of Dallas, Plano is Texas' 11th largest city and straddles the line between two counties. The city has achieved a low poverty rate and houses regional headquarters for numerous international corporations. Entrepreneurs in Plano will find it an easy place to do business. Like most Texas cities, Plano is light on local regulation and allows the state to most of the licensing and permitting.