Economic Development

The Division of Economic Development is responsible for establishing Paterson as an economic engine in the Northern New Jersey region in order to enhance the quality of life for all who live, work and play in the city.  Working with the Mayor, his administration and the City Council, the Division is responsible for developing an economic vision for a sustainable and prosperous Paterson.
The Urban Enterprise Zone program is part of the Division of Economic Development.  The Urban Enterprise Zone Program was created in 1983 and exists to foster an economic climate that revitalizes urban communities.  The program works to stimulate growth in the City by encouraging businesses to develop and create private-sector jobs through public and private investment. 


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City of Paterson, NJ

125 Ellison St
Paterson, NJ 07505
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  • Business: (973) 321-1220
  • Business Fax: (973) 321-1356
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