Business & Economic Development

Business &
Economic Development

The City of East Ridge provides services for prospective, new and existing businesses to promote Economic and Business Development within the City for the purpose of improving the quality of life for East Ridge citizens and local businesses.

Business & Economic Development Services include:

The Division of Building and Codes is responsible for all City issued building permits, administration of the City's zoning regulations, and residential and commercial building guidelines, as well as administration of the City's Building & Facade Improvement Grant.

The City Manager's and Finance Director's functions include the City's Economic and Community Development program, business license administration, Industrial Development Board staffing and assistance, and administration of the Border Region District Retail Tourism Act and business incentives under that program.