Leesburg works closely with local and state agencies to leverage economic development incentives for qualified businesses. The City also provides a variety of incentives from impact fee waivers and fast-track permitting to tax abatement. For more information about these programs, contact City Manager Al Minner at 352-728-9876 ext. 1100.
Leesburg Impact Fee Deferral Program
This existing program allows businesses to defer the sewer and water impact fees over a five year period. The number of jobs created, the wages paid and other program requirements determine eligibility.
Leesburg Opportunity Zone
|HUB Zone Program Designation
The program’s benefits for HUBZone - certified companies include:
Leesburg Job Growth Programs
In partnership with CareerSource Central Florida, the City offers numerous services and incentives to businesses. The targeted industries are: Manufacturing, Financial & Professional Services, Logistics & Distribution, and Healthcare. Opportunities for incentives include on-the-job training programs, incumbent worker training and paid internships.
Leesburg Business Facade, Sign & Landscaping Grant Program
The City provides matching grants for businesses/building owners within targeted districts that include areas along U.S. Highway 27, U.S. Highway 441, Dixie Avenue, Main Street and South Street to improve building facades, landscaping and exterior signs. For more information, contact Planning & Zoning at (352) 728-9760.