Business Incentives

A top priority for the City of Douglas and our community is business development, rentention and growth. The City of Douglas prides itself for being open for business! We invite small businesses, commercial business, industry, or regional company, to join our business community in Douglas and Coffee County. Join our community as a partner to help contribute to our local economy and grow with us!

The City of Douglas offers business incentives to help your business thrive.

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An Enterprise Zone is a designated area within a city or county with an organized effort to revitalize areas suffering from disinvestment, underdevelopment, and economic decline. The City of Douglas has (5) Enterprise Zones. To learn more about the City of Douglas Enterprise Zones, click here.

Image of RURAL ZONE MAP - DCA Opens in new windowThe City of Douglas has been designated as a R.U.R.A.L. (Revitalizing Underdeveloped Rural Areas Legislation) Zone by the Georgia Department of Community Affairs.  The R.U.R.A.L. Zone designation is an incentive program designed to stimulate investment, job creation, and economic development in the historic downtown area. To learn more about the City of Douglas RURAL Zones, click here.  

Additional Business Resources and Incentives Brochure (PDF)