Welcome to the City of Jeffersonville’s virtual Business Resource Center. Are you thinking of starting a business? The City of Jeffersonville is here to help. Feel free to contact our team for more information about starting or relocating a business in Jeffersonville.

Rob Waiz, Director of Economic and Redevelopment  | (812) 280-3801 | Email

Delynn Rutherford, Grants Administrator | (812) 285-3802 | Email

Nathan Pruitt, Jeffersonville UEZ Director | (812) 285-4712 | Email

Ashley Woolsey, Planning & Zoning Administrator | (812) 285-6413 x 4733 | Email


Certificate of Zoning Compliance

Per 2016-OR-88, all new businesses locating or relocating in Jeffersonville are required to apply for a Certificate of Zoning Compliance through the Department of Planning and Zoning. This certificate ensures that your business is legally allowed to operate under the city’s zoning ordinance. The application form can be found here. Please return this application and the associated $50 fee to the Department of Planning and Zoning as shown on the application. For any questions on this matter please contact the Planning and Zoning Administrator listed above.


Tax Abatement Program

The Department of Economic Development manages the city’s tax abatement program. Tax abatement is intended to attract private investment and job creation by exempting all or a portion of the new ir increased assessed value resulting from new investment from the property tax roll. This guide is a great place to start in understanding tax abatements.


City Grant & Loan Programs

The City of Jeffersonville, Department of Redevelopment and the Jeffersonville Urban Enterprise Zone have developed several opportunities intended to help businesses thrive in an effort to stimulate economic growth and development.

View the links below for more specific information about these programs:

10th Street Facade Improvement Grant

Jeffersonville Revolving Loan Fund