Local Business Incentives

Enterprise Zone

  • Provides real property tax incentives for businesses that expand or locate in Ohio.
  • To secure tax incentives for qualified new real and/or personal property investment, non-retail business must apply to the local community prior to making the investment.


Community Reinvestment Act

  • Provides local real property tax incentives for residents and businesses.
  • Real property investors meeting the local criteria thresholds must apply to the municipality or county for the real property tax exemption.

Community Development Block Grant

  • Creates and retains permanent, private sector job opportunities through the expansion and retention of business and industry in Ohio communities through Fixed Asset Loans and Public Off-site Infrastructure Assistance.
  • Non-entitlement cities and counties may apply on behalf of for-profit businesses committing to create at least five jobs within its jurisdiction.

Community Incentives

For more information on incentives from individual communities, follow the links below: