Economic Development

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Palmdale’s robust economic development program creates strategies and programs to retain, expand and attract businesses, builds job opportunities, and enhances Palmdale’s economic vitality. Those who are interested in starting, keeping, expanding, or relocating a business in Palmdale, will find our staff ready to offer assistance.

The City of Palmdale has several programs available to local businesses that have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Below are just a few of the programs:

Shop Palmdale

In an effort to assist local businesses and encourage our residents to shop local and support our community, the City is launching a shop local program campaign, #ShopPalmdale.

Al Fresco Outdoor Dining

The Al Fresco dining program will allow restaurants to temporarily expand their seating to sidewalks and off-street parking areas to help them meet the spacing requirements of the public health protocols.

Take Me Home Tonight

Supporting local restaurants by promoting take out and food delivery.

Taste the AV

The City has partnered with the Antelope Valley Restaurant, Winery & Brewery Association and the City of Lancaster to promote Taste the AV happening January 4 through 31, 2021.

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To learn more about about the #Palmdale Cares initiative, visit