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Planning & Economic Development
The Economic Development Department coordinates activities for the attraction and retention of businesses.
Manage the City's business incentive programs
Coordinate a business retention visitation program
Serve as the liaison with the existing business community
Tour Westlake Videos
The City of Westlake is continuing to partner with CGI Communications to highlight what the city offers to our residents, visitors and corporate community through 7 short videos.
CRA Map (PDF)
CRA Application (PDF)
CRA Description (PDF)
CRA Ordinance (PDF)
Job Grant Application (PDF)
Job Creation Guidelines (PDF)
County and State Programs
State of Ohio Incentives
Cuyahoga County Programs
Ohio Workforce Programs
Demographic information according to the
2010 United States Census Bureau
City of Westlake tax rates are one of the lowest in Cuyahoga County. The chart below shows a comparison of real property tax rates for select cities. Our municipal Income Tax Rate is only 1.5%.
Comparative Tax Rates (PDF)
Available Space for Sale/Lease
We provide a f
ree service to help identify
that are commercial or industrial zoned in our city.
Business & Industry Tour
Business Market Analysis