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Economic Development and Redevelopment

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Welcome to the El Monte Economic Development Department's homepage. Our Department's Mission is to implement and support a variety of comprehensive and strategic programs designed to ensure the economic well-being of the City.

We hope that you will find our new homepage easier to navigate and locate resources for your new business or development. We welcome any input or feedback you may have and look forward to doing business with you in the friendly City of El Monte.



The Economic Development Department is comprised of two core functions, Economic Development and Community Development. Our key program areas include: business recruitment and retention activities, visitor attraction programs, targeted redevelopment of underutilized properties, creating well planned and sustainable communities, business networking and development, initiating quality workforce and investment opportunities, ensuring attractive and well designed commercial and residential projects, and providing for the economic prosperity of the City.

The City's Economic Development programs aim to improve the community by  utilizing public and private resources in a way that has a positive impact on the business activity, employment, income distribution, and fiscal sustainability of the City. Examples in which economic development helps our community are:

  • Fostering Private Investment
  • Growing and Sustaining Property Values
  • Job Creation and Development
  • Business Recruitment and Retention
  • Increasing the City's Tax Base
  • Sustaining City Programs and Services
  • Diversification of Retail and Restaurant Offerings 
  • Productive Use of Property
  • Recognition of Local Products; and
  • Enhance the City's Quality of Life







General Information

City Hall West
11333 Valley Boulevard
El Monte, CA. 91731-3293

(626) 258-8626
(626) 580-2293
Hours:  7:30 a.m. -  5:30 p.m.
  Monday through Thursday

Closed on Weekends and Major Holidays


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Documents for Public   Review

    Norms Project - Public Notice

    Norms Project - Public Benefits

 Gateway Master Plan