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Business Incentives
Enterprise Zone
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Promotes reinvestment along distressed business corridors by incentivizing property tax abatement and certain fee waivers. Property tax abatement is graduated over a 10 year period for business investments that are located within an Enterprise Zone and meet one of the following requirements :

  1. Job Creation Incentive– Create and maintain five new full-time equivalent jobs for the duration of the ten year graduated tax abatement period.
  2. Land Improvement Incentive – Invest in new residential construction or rehabilitation or other rehabilitation of an existing structure such that the value of the improvements exceeds the value of the land by a ratio of five to one according to the Chatham County Tax Assessors valuation.

For more information about the City's Enterprise Zones, view our brochure online.

Opportunity Zone
Opportunity Zone Map
Encourages business development and job tax creation in the West Downtown Opportunity Zone through $3,500 in job tax credits per job created. 


For more information about the West Downtown Opportunity Zone, visit the Georgia Department of Community Affairs website.


Military Zone
Hunter Army Airfield Map
Encourages business development and job tax creation in the Hunter Army Airfield Military Zone through $3,500 in job tax credits per job created.


For more information about the Hunter Army Airfield Military Zone, visit the Georgia Department of Community Affairs website.




Economic Development Credit
Promotes business development among target corridors through Business Tax Certificate Renewal reductions.