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Article Regarding New Economice Development ProgramsThe City of Placentia’s official motto is “A pleasant place to live.” It is also a pleasant place to work and shop, and we highly encourage potential businesses to contact the City for more information about relocating to Placentia. The City is committed to working with potential commercial/retail businesses, and has several undeveloped or under-developed parcels ranging up to over eight acres in size that the City will work with a potential business and the private developer to expedite development.

The City of Placentia is located in north Orange County, served by the 57 and 91 freeways as well as major arterial streets. Within a seven minute drive time there are over 190,000 customers with an average household income of over $76,000. Additionally, the City is less than a mile away from Cal State Fullerton, the Anaheim Canyon Industrial Area and will soon be served by a Metrolink Station in the heart of historic downtown Placentia, Placita Santa Fe. The downtown Placentia area is a major improvement emphasis with a planned parking garages to serve the Metrolink station and downtown commercial area as well as increased retail building development.

2014 Economic Development Business Climate Survey
The City recently completed a Business Climate Survey.  The survey was conducted to determine what Placentia-based businesses need in order to operate successfully, expand, or stay in Placentia. The survey provides a tool for which City leaders can determine how businesses use City services and whether such services are delivered in a customer friendly and focus manner. To view the summary of the results of the survey, please click here.

2016 Placentia Dining Guide

Information and Resources
For more information on the City of Placentia, please click here for the Placentia Tear Sheet, a two page informational piece using recent information from a Buxton Retail Study. For more information, please contact the Assistant to the City Administrator/Economic Development Manager at (714) 993-8117.

View the North Orange County Small Business Development Center's listing of upcoming workshops, trainings and seminars designed to assist small businesses by clicking here.

Additional economic development resources may be obtained by utilizing these outside resources:

401 East Chapman Avenue
Placentia, CA 92870
(714) 993-8117