255 Parkway Blvd.
P.O. Box 9478
Coppell, TX 75019
The mission of the Office of Economic Development is to provide a positive business environment that will foster economic growth through the recruitment of new businesses and the retention and expansion of existing businesses, and to maximize the tax base of Coppell consistent with the values of the community.
- Responsible for assisting businesses relocating to the City
- Promotes economic development through incentive programs and expedited processing
- Markets the community through printed and verbal means
The City of Coppell has established a pro-business attitude to encourage the development of high-quality businesses and corporate relocation projects. Coppell is committed to helping businesses in the City thrive. Coppell’s central location, superior school system, excellent quality of life and commitment to the business community explain why over 500 businesses call Coppell home. Just driving through the community will show you the pride that the citizens and the businesses alike take in the City of Coppell. This page has been designed to provide a variety of information to help everyone from those looking to open a business in Coppell to those trying to find an existing business in Coppell. Please explore the site and feel free to contact us at ED@coppelltx.gov
Pro-Business City Council
A responsible City Council makes business and industry welcome by working with them on all facets of their location or relocation in the city. Coppell was the first city in Texas to approve the issuance of bonds for a Public Improvement District.
Expedient Permit Process
City departments work closely with business and industry to expedite procurement of building and other required city permits. The goal is to become a partner in future city growth.
Tax Abatement Policy
Coppell has targeted several specific types of businesses that are ideally suited to the future development of the community. To help make Coppell more attractive to those targeted businesses, the City offers an aggressive tax abatement policy that helps offset the cost of relocation. The policy provides for a variable abatement rate based on the company is investment in the community.
Freeport Tax Exemption
The freeport tax exemption is also known as a "goods in transit" exemption. This policy allows tangible business inventory to be exempt from business and property taxes if the goods or merchandise are purchased in Texas or imported from outside Texas to be assembled, stored, manufactured, processed or fabricated in their Coppell facilities, and then shipped outside of Texas within 175 days.
Development Grant For Sales Tax Rebate
The City of Coppell offers an economic development grant for sales tax rebate. The amount of the grant and the length of time are determined on a case by case basis.
Development Fee Rebate Policy
The City of Coppell considers a rebate of company development fees on a case by case basis.
Infrastructure Cost Share Policy
The City of Coppell considers participating in company infrastructure costs on a case by case basis.