Reports and Documents
Through the Economic Development Office, the department is in the forefront of the City's economic development activities, working closely with the Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce and City Utilities to attract and retain businesses that provide quality jobs and improve the tax base.
The Economic Development Office administers the Enterprise Zone. Tax credits and property tax incentives are available for new investments that create new jobs in the zone. Staff members also serve as project facilitators for major economic development projects to ensure timely approval of plans and permits.