Economic Development

The City of Watertown Planning Department assists businesses within the City with their Economic Development needs and questions. In addition, the Planning Department acts as the City's liaison with the local economic development agencies listed below and can refer business owners to the appropriate agencies to meet their needs.

Watertown Local Development Corp
Jefferson County Job Development Corp
Development Authority of the North Country
NYS Empire State Development 
NYS Small Business Development Center at Jefferson Community College

City of Watertown Vacant Homes Redevelopment Initiative RFP June 2023.pdf  

Contact Us Information
Phone Numbers
Fax: 315-782-9014
Emergencies: Dial 911
245 Washington Street
Room 304

Monday - Friday
8:30 am - 4:30 pm