Economic Development Department

  1. Public Input through July 31 on Possible Uses for Funds in Proposed Tax Allocation Districts (TADs)

    Public comment has been extended through July 31. The increased property taxes in the TAD area, known as the tax increment, can only be used for redevelopment and improvements within the same TAD for its duration. Read on...
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The Athens-Clarke County Economic Development Department was established by ordinance of the Mayor and Commission on February 5, 2013. 

The purpose is to be the primary point of contact for industries, large commercial developments, site location consultants, and state economic development organizations interested in developing, expanding, or locating new or expanded businesses in Athens-Clarke County.

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