Chapter 26: Economic Development

This chapter addresses different avenues municipalities can explore to spur economic development within their jurisdiction.

This chapter focuses on the primary tools cities have to encourage economic growth and development within their communities: urban renewal, economic improvement districts and enterprise zones.

Special thanks to Emily Matasar and Ashley Driscoll of Beery Elsner & Hammond LLP for their assistance drafting this chapter.


Topics Include:

  • What is Economic Development?
  • Urban Renewal
  • Economic Improvement Districts
  • Enterprise Zones
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