Urban Redevelopment PlanThe Gainesville/Hall Economic Opportunity Gateways Urban Redevelopment Plan has been prepared in conjunction with the Gainesville 2030 Comprehensive Plan, and is intended to increase the number of incentives and economic development tools available to encourage investment and job creation in the City and Hall County. The Plan, as authorized by O.C.G.A. sec. 36-61-1 et. Seq., will serve as the basis for future application(s) for Opportunity Zone designation from the Georgia Department of Community Affairs for the area, with the goal of creating one Urban Redevelopment Area with three potential Opportunity Zones contained in three subareas.
The Economic Opportunity Gateways Urban Redevelopment Plan is needed to help the City and County fulfill the vision and goals set forth in numerous planning efforts, most recently the Gainesville 2030 Comprehensive Plan. The objective of this initiative is three-fold: