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The Tulare County Economic Development Office serves as a functional arm of the Tulare County Resource Management Agency Planning Branch. The Tulare County Economic Development Response Team stands ready to assist decision-makers who seek to locate, establish or expand businesses in our area with site selection, "fast-track" permitting, and custom-tailored workforce development solutions.

Additionally, Tulare County is within an Enterprise Zone (EZ) which offers a number of incentives such as:

  • State Tax Credits for Hiring Qualified Employees
  • State Tax Credits for Sales or Use Taxes Paid for Certain Property
  • Fifteen-year Net Operating Loss (NOL) Carryover
  • Five-year, No Interest, Development Fee Deferral

For personal assistance with any of these matters, please contact the Tulare County Economic Development Response Team:


Reed Schenke, Director, Resource Mangement Agency

Michael Washam, Assistant Planning and Economic Development Director

Eric Coyne, Deputy CAO, Economic Development, Film, & Tourism 
Aaron Bock, Chief Planner, Countywide Division

Hector Guerra, Chief Enviromental Planner
Hector Ramos, Manager, Building and Housing Division


Tulare County Economic Development Office
Resource Management Agency
5961 S. Mooney Boulevard
Visalia, CA 93292
Office: 559-624-7000
Fax: 559-730-2653


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