City Incentives Available

Public-private partnerships are vital to community growth and a healthy business environment. In 2017, the City of Goose Creek passed its first incentive ordinance for businesses to pursue. Eligible businesses must be within one of our incentive zones. The incentives are geared toward:

  • Full-service restaurants
  • Retail
  • Tourism-related business or activities
  • Cultural Arts activities and associated businesses
  • Corporate headquarters;
  • Research and development
  • High technology growth businesses

Incentives provide:

  • Up to 100 percent of the applicable Development Impact Fees collected by the City
  • Up to 50 percent of the building permit fees collected by the City
  • Up to 50 percent of the business license fees collected by the City for as many as five years
  • Up to 50 percent of the local hospitality taxes collected by the City for as many as five years

Need more information? Call Economic Development Director Matt Brady at (843) 797-6220, ext. 1125.