Athens-Clarke County Economic Development Department
- 246 W. Hancock Ave., Athens, GA 30601
- (706) 613-3233 | Toll Free: 1-855-613-3134
The Athens-Clarke County Economic Development Department provides site location assistance to domestic and international companies planning new or expanded facilities. They keep a catalog of available business sites & buildings to suit every need. Assistance is also available with identifying financial and human resources available for such business endeavors. All conversations are held in strictest confidence. Numerous tax incentives and exemptions are offered, indicating a flexible menu of state & local assistance to qualifying businesses.
They also offer assistance for permiting and code requirements, and facilitating the plans review process. The Development Coordinator serves as a point of contact and liaison between the development community, business community, and ACC staff and officials, providing assistance on a variety of development related issues.