Bureau of Economic Development
The Bureau of Economic Development's mission is to lead and promote equitable economic growth and community development.
BED includes the Office of Economic Development, Planning & Development, Building & Zoning, and Zoning Board of Appeals.
Ongoing Programs & Resources
BED offers a wide range of programs to drive sustained economic growth and promote vibrant community development.
Programs For Businesses:
Programs For Communities:
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Monday: 8:00 am-5:00 pm
Tuesday: 8:00 am-5:00 pm
Wednesday: 8:00 am-5:00 pm
Thursday: 8:00 am-5:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am-5:00 pm
Xochitl Flores, Bureau Chief