Incentives

The Campbell County Economic Development Office (EDO) has a comprehensive list of incentives to assist you in starting, growing, or relocating your business in Campbell County. We will work with our economic development partners to provide a custom and comprehensive incentive package for you and your business.


Commonwealth of Kentucky

The Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development (CED) is the main point of contact for all State level incentives. CED offers incentives for new and expanding industry, small businesses, workforce training and more. Please click this link for an overview of Kentucky Business Incentives. Please click this link for more detail on each individual incentive program.

Campbell County and Cities

The Campbell County Economic Development Office is the main point of contact for all County level incentives. The County offers incentives for new and expanding business, commercial property enhancement, and TIF support. We will work directly with our partners in the incorporated Cities to provide a comprehensive incentive package for new and expanding business. Please click this link for a chart of Partnering Cities that the County provides Economic Development services.

Campbell County

Jobs Development Program (JDP): If a company engages in an eligible activity, it must site/create a minimum new fiscal year payroll of $250,000 subject to the county’s 1.05% employee withholding fee (note annual wage cap: $38,667/employee). Please click this link for an overview of the JDP Incentive.

Property Assessment/ Reassessment Program (PARM): This program only applies to commercial facilities, defined as a structure where the primary purpose and use of which is the operation of a commercial business enterprise and which is 25 years old or older. Please click this link for the PARM Application.

TIF Support: The County supports a variety of TIF’s throughout the County located in: Newport, Bellevue, Dayton, and Highland Heights. Please contact the Economic Development Office to learn more about the various TIF’s.

Property Assessment for Clean Energy (PACE): The County serves as an Energy Property Assessment District (EPAD) to allow for the use of PACE Financing through Energize Kentucky. Please click this link to learn more about PACE.

City of Bellevue

URCDA Economic Incentive: Grant program intended to revitalize, develop and encourage new growth and commerce within the City. Projects eligible for the funds include: 1) public infrastructure; 2) façade improvements; 3) parking creation; and 4) public/private partnerships.

Off-street Parking Assistance: To reduce the demand for on-street parking and to improve the quality of life in Bellevue by providing an incentive to (1) assist those with qualified disabilities to improve existing off-street parking where, because of their disability, utilization of such existing off-street parking is not feasible and (2) create new off-street parking for residential properties. The incentive shall be in the form of a grant to qualified applicants.

Historic Preservation Grant: Provides an economic incentive to assist property owners in Bellevue’s Taylor’s Daughters and Fairfield Avenue Historic Districts to repair, restore, protect, and / or recreate important historic architectural elements of a property according to the Taylor’s Daughters Fairfield Avenue Design Review Guidelines.

City of Dayton

Property Assessment Moratorium: With prior approval, business and property owners can defer that added value of improvements from the taxable assessment of their property for a period of five years. A structure must be 25 years old or older and must undergo substantial rehabilitation to qualify.

Jobs Development Incentive Program: Up to a forty percent (40%) reduction in occupational license fees for new projects locating in the community that create a minimum new annual payroll of $1,500,000.

Historic Investment Tax Credit: A 20% investment tax credit is available for substantial rehabilitation of certified historic buildings and/or Landmarks that are income producing. Project must comply with the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for Rehabilitation.

Paint Partnership Program: Porter Paints, offers a discount on recommended exterior paint colors, all interior paints, and associated products for both rehabilitation and new construction. All properties located within boundaries of the former Enterprise Zone are eligible.

City of Fort Thomas

Property Assessment Moratorium: City may freeze building owner’s property assessment at pre-improvement level for 5 years if the owner repairs, rehabilitates, restores or stabilizes an existing commercial facility at least 25 years old.

Building Façade Low-interest Loan Program: Below-prime loan program that offers property owners low-interest rates and a streamlined loan process.

Porter Paints Discount Program: 50% discount on recommended exterior paint colors, all interior paints, and associated products for both rehabilitation and new construction.

Historic Tax Credits: Taxpayers investing in the rehabilitation of eligible buildings may be able to take advantage of one of two federal tax credits and a state tax credit.

City of Newport

Job Development Incentive Program: The City offers up to a forty percent (40%) reduction in occupational license fees for certain projects locating in the community. The JDIP is available in three variations: Industry, Service, and Technology (requires $250,000 in new Newport payroll), Licensed Professionals (no minimum payroll requirement), and Signature (requires $15M in new Newport payroll).

Property Assessment Moratorium: Business and property owners can defer the added value of improvements from the taxable assessment of their property for a period of five years. A structure must be 25years old or older and must undergo substantial rehabilitation to qualify.

Historic Investment Tax Credit: A 20% investment tax credit is available for substantial rehabilitation of certified historic buildings that are income-producing. Project must comply with the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for Rehabilitation. A 10% credit is available for buildings built before 1936 that are not certified as historic.

Paint Partnership Program: Sherwin-Williams, Co., 2292 Monmouth Street, offers a discount on recommended exterior paint colors, all interior paints, and associated products for both rehabilitation and new construction.

City of Wilder

Wilder Jobs Development Program: Wilder offers a 50% reduction in the quarterly occupational license fees remitted to the City by an approved company for a term not to exceed 10 years. The approved company must have a minimum annual payroll of at least $6 million and create a minimum of 200 new jobs.

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