City of RiversideOur strategic location, strong partnerships, values of creativity and innovation, and commitment to excellent customer service sets Riverside apart as an ideal place to do business. Our Business Friendly Philosophy means we are dedicated to giving small businesses, large companies, and budding entrepreneurs the tools, information, and guidance they need to thrive and create jobs in the City of Riverside.
Site Selection Assistance
Get a customized report of potential sites for your business.
Business Liaison Services
City of Riverside Business Liaisons provide a customized, efficient service model dedicated to giving small businesses, large companies and budding entrepreneurs alike the personalized attention they need when navigating City processes.
Pre-Development and Conceptual Development Review Meetings
Pre-submittal guidance for plan check reviews.
Streamline Riverside Permitting and Review
Time is money! Streamline Riverside is our city-wide dedicated permitting team's commitment to efficient, reliable to permitting process.
City of Riverside Business Sewer Public Treatment Rebate Program
The City of Riverside offers a sewer treatment rate incentive to qualified businesses with large water and sewer consumption.
Economic Development Electric Rate
In he City of Riverside, qualifying utility users can earn up to 60% off its electric bill with discounted rates for relocating or expanding your business in Riverside.
Small Business Direct Install Programs
Riverside Public Utilities’ direct installation programs help business customers reduce their energy and water use and lower their monthly utility bills.
Our Weatherization Rebate Program is an innovative approach to improving the energy efficiency of Riverside’s businesses. The program is open to all RPU commercial electric customers.
Thermal Energy Storage & Feasibility Study Incentives
With our Thermal Energy Storage Incentives, you can earn rebates when you install a thermal energy storage system to shift your cooling load to off-peak hours. By doing so, your business can significantly cut energy costs.