Business Improvement and Growth Program
State of Texas Incentives
North Richland Hills:
Business & Development Incentives
A variety of incentives are offered by North Richland Hills to encourage business development. The Economic Development Department works with companies so they can utilize incentives to open, grow, and expand their business.
Exterior Façade and Sign Grant Program Guidelines and Application
A City funded program providing financial and technical assistance to independent businesses seeking to renovate or restore their exterior appearance. For more information, view the
Program and Application
The City Council may elect to abate up to 50% of real or personal property tax for up to 10 years and up to 100% in the Loop 820 and Boulevard 26 strategic areas.
Sales Tax Agreements
The City Council may rebate a certain percentage of sales tax back to a retailer for a selected number of years.
The City Council may assist a business in funding infrastructure improvements necessary for new development or a business expansion.
Tax Exempt Financing
North Richland Hills has an Industrial Development Corporation and Healthcare Facility Development Corporation for the purpose of issuing tax exempt industrial revenue bonds to qualifying businesses.
A manufacturer or distributor may apply to the Tarrant Appraisal District to exempt goods in transit from the personal property tax.
The City Council may elect to reduce inspection fees for certain developments.
Development Review Committee (DRC)
This committee is comprised of knowledgeable individuals from our Planning, Inspections, Parks, Public Works, Police, Fire and Economic Development Departments. DRC meets on a weekly basis with developers and business owners to go over their projects in order to get through the permitting process quicker and more efficiently.
Tarrant County College in North Richland Hills works with businesses to plan specialized employee job training and job fairs.
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