Economic Development

Business Prospector

  • An interactive Internet mapping program that provides enhanced economic development and site selection services to the business community.
  • Allows users to search for available commercial buildings and sites as well as generate site-specific demographic and business analysis reports.
  • Speeds up and simplifies the process of finding the optimal location for a business in Woodland by providing public access to a range of valuable information.

Economic Development Strategic Plan Update

The City of Woodland's Economic Development Strategic Plan, adopted by the City Council on September 30, 2002, focuses on the long-term goals of enhancing the quality of the local economic base, improving community "infrastructure" for economic development, promoting Woodland with a positive image, and developing leadership and cooperation for local economic development.  

Demographics Links

Demographic information about the City of Woodland are provided.

Economic Development Community Links

Links to local organizations, regional organizations, and demographic data related to economic development in Woodland and the Sacramento region have been provided for your information.

Tools for Business Success

The City has added ‘Tools for Business Success’ to our website with a free tool to help entrepreneurs choose the type of business entity that meets their needs, a business start-up kit, sample business plans and small business certification information.” The business start-up kit includes the forms needed to establish a sole proprietorship, partnership, limited liability company or corporation. There are tools throughout the site to help you better manage your business, including a Business Report Card, financial calculators, a website grader, payroll tax calculator and more.

For more information contact the City Economic Development Division at or 530 661-5921.

Yolo County Visitor's Bureau

Find out about the bounty of what Woodland and Yolo County has to offer! Shopping, strolling, nature, music, art, festivals, history and charm…Yolo County has it all. To learn more about the amazing things to do and see, please visit the Yolo County Visitors Bureau at or contact economic development staff at 530 661-5921 or

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