Hernando County has established not only the physical infrastructure to accommodate businesses, it has instituted the legislative framework of financial incentives necessary to attract, assist and retain those businesses.
The Hernando County Board of County Commissioners has approved ordinances that allow the Office of Business Development to offer a variety of progressive financial incentives, infrastructure assistance and fast-track permitting. Our office works closely with existing businesses, development groups, education institutions and state and federal agencies to promote the mutual needs of your business and our county’s economy.
Choose Local and State Incentives
Hernando County seeks to create jobs and broaden its tax base to benefit all residents, creating a quality of life that is fulfilling on every front. We recognize that a stable, diverse economy is essential to accomplishing that goal. So, just as your business must be in the marketplace, we are committed to being competitive. A few ways we do that locally include:
• Deferral of building permit fees
• Providing land lease rate incentives
• Deferral of impact fees
• Ready-to-build industrial and warehouse properties
• Enterprise Zone properties
In addition, there is an abundance of Florida economic development incentive programs that our staff can help you negotiate as we tailor a custom fit for your business.
And, once you are settled in Hernando County, the Office of Economic Development remains committed to helping businesses achieve success. Like you, we are in this for the long haul, and that is why you’ll find Hernando County is …