The Economic Development Division manages the multiple grant and incentive initiatives focusing on economic development, marketing and promotion. Contact the Economic Development Division at firstname.lastname@example.org
Economic Development Grant Program:
The City of Brentwood sets aside 20% of its business license revenues for “economic
development with the explicit purpose of business promotion and institutional advertisement
for the City of Brentwood.” As part of this effort, each year the City offers reimbursement
grants for local marketing, events, and business development projects through the Economic
Development Grant Program.
Outdoor Dining Furniture Grant Program:
Consistent with City Council adopted Policy No. 80-03, Economic Development Incentives, the City Manager/Economic Development Division is able to negotiate incentive packages with key economic development prospects. Qualifying projects would include those that meet the following two (2) factors:
- Create at least twenty-five (25) net new full time equivalent jobs, equal to or exceeding the median per capita income for a Brentwood resident.
- Create at least five (5) net new full time equivalent jobs, equal to or exceeding the
moderate income level for a single individual as determined by the California Housing
and Community Development Department (HCD) or U.S. Department of Housing Urban
Development Department (HUD).
- Generate $100,000 annually in new revenue through the form of sales tax, TOT, or
property taxes directly to the City of Brentwood.
- Retain existing businesses that contribute $100,000 annually in revenue through the
form of sales tax, TOT, or property taxes directly to the City of Brentwood.
- Generate at least $50,000 in General Fund revenue through fees contained in the City
Cost Allocation Plan, including building plan review and permit fees.
- Leverages a net new private investment amount of at least $4M in Brentwood.
- New occupancy of a building or leasable space that has been vacant for six (6) months
- New construction commercial or industrial building.
- Repairs or rehabilitates a historically recognized or historically sensitive building,
including revitalization of a building in Downtown Brentwood.