DDMS strives to provide local business owners with all of the resources they may need on their road to success. Here are some additional links that may prove to be of service.

Resources for Local Business Owners

PLANNING AND ZONING
The Denton Housing and Community Development can assist you in determining zoning and signage requirements for your business. For more information visit the Town of Denton’s website here, or call 410-479-3625.

HISTORIC REVIEW
Denton’s Main Street is located in it’s Central Business District and its Historic District. Contact 410-479-3625 to obtain information on the Historic Review Process.

FINANCING
The Downtown Denton Main Street Manager is available to assist with the navigation of the small business loan program, which is administered by the Town of Denton.

SIGNAGE
Click here to download a PDF version of the Town’s sign guidelines for downtown businesses.

COMPREHENSIVE PLAN FOR DENTON
Download the 2010 Comprehensive Plan for Denton.

MARKET ANALYSIS
Click here for the 2009 Market Analysis for Downtown Denton. Discover the retail potential for your business!

PATTERN BOOK
Pattern Books are modeled after those used by builders in the past to establish the basic form of buildings and to provide key architectural elements and details. The Pattern Book is a means of implementing a master plan, engaging builders, developers, architects, and real estate professionals in a more technical process. Pattern Books enable all participants to understand, embrace, and build from a shared vision. Download The Town of Denton’s Pattern Book Here

LOGOS & STYLE GUIDE
Denton Styleguide
and Logos. Please request higher resolution images and alternate file extensions by contacting DDMS.

Additional Resources

Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD)

The National Trust for Historic Preservation

The Main Street Four-Point Approach