Economic Development Overview


The Bureau of Economic Development works to create an environment that encourages economic growth by supporting York’s businesses and diverse industries, strengthening our communities, developing a talented and skilled workforce, and maintaining a high quality of life.

How to Start a Business in the City of York

Small businesses and entrepreneurs play an important role in the vibrancy of our city: they provide quality jobs, help power our economy, and revitalize neighborhoods. Click the link below to start, manage, and grow a business in York.

Starting a Business – City of York, Pennsylvania (

For information about the 3E (Education, Empowerment & Enhancement) Grant Program:  3E Small Business Grant Program Information & Application


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