The Department of Development is a combination of the Economic and Community Development Departments. The Department provides a range of programs and services designed to strengthen our community by providing decent housing and a suitable living environment, and by expanding economic opportunities. We work with other City Department, the County, and community-based non-profit organizations to improve the quality of life for our citizens.
Whatever your business – and however its growing – Newark is the place for it. The City’s staff value each interaction with you and will continue to facilitate the productive public-private partnerships that make Newark a place where businesses can thrive. Explore the information below to see how we can assist your business, reflecting our commitment to create the best possible environment for your business and your life.
Retention and Expansion
The City of Newark values its existing businesses who are operating in our city and we strive to meet their ongoing needs to help them remain competitive and successful. Also the City of Newark is very pro-business and prides itself on successfully attracting and securing new businesses to our city.
Certified Local Government
A Certified Local Government (CLG) is authorized to designate certain structures or geographic area historic thereby making such properties eligible to apply for participation in the Ohio Historic Preservation Tax Credit Program in an effort to assist in the rehabilitation and preservation of such historic structures.