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

Westlake TourBook 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 5 short videos. 

Watch for the new TourBook coming in Spring 2017.
Current TourBook
2016 Mayor Clough's letter

Crocker office pic
CivicSend Slideshow Left Arrow Slideshow Right Arrow


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 free service to help identify available properties that are commercial or industrial zoned in our city. Please contact Michelle Boczek for information.