Community and Economic Development
For general inquiries, please call (714) 741-5121
The City of Garden Grove Community and Economic Development Department offers a broad spectrum of services to the community. The Community Development Department also manages, reviews, and approves development plans for all properties located within our City boundaries. There are five divisions in the department:
Coronavirus Assistance for Small Businesses
The City's Office of Economic Development strives to deliver innovative business development programs and initiatives to assist local business owners navigate reopening of business operations through Stage 2. The creation of the Accessible Businesses Program provides a process for local business to apply for a 60-day Temporary Outdoor Businesses Permit to expand areas onto adjacent sidewalks within a shopping center or in privately-owned parking lots.
- COVID-19: National Resources
- Resources for Employees of California Small Businesses Impacted by COVID-19 Webinar at [https://app.livestorm.co/small-business-majority/resources-for-employee…]
- Small businesses that are affected by the Coronavirus can visit the United States Small Business Administration at sba.gov/disaster to apply for assistance.
- For additional information about the assistance, please visit disasterloan.sba.gov or call the Small Business Administration Disaster Assistance Customer Service Center at 1-800-659-2955 (TTY: 1-800-877-8339) or by e-mail at email@example.com.