Opening a New business

Thank you for considering opening your business in the City of Woodbury. We welcome your inquiries and are eager to assist you in that process.

The City of Woodbury is very committed to the process of Economic Development and has established an office specifically for that purpose. Our Economic Development Director is in place to assist in navigating the process and provide guidance to individuals and companies looking to establish, relocate, or expand their businesses within the City.

The Economic Development office maintains an inventory of available commercial properties as potential development sites within the City. We are charged to act as a liaison with various local, State and Federal agencies, coordinating projects with agencies as deemed necessary and appropriate.

We also work with various economic development groups, civic groups and business organizations within the City to gather information and coordinate projects for our citizens.

You can contact Scott Carew, City Administrator, at 856.845.1300 ext. 120 or email at [email protected].

The City of Woodbury Guidelines for New Business is a description of the procedures and PDF downloadable applications, that a new business may need as part of their approval process.

Other Links:

Women’s Business Development Center – A non profit organization that provides a variety of workshops to help women start and retain a business

Rowan College at Gloucester County – This is Gloucester County College’s site for Continuing Education classes. There are many business classes both on campus and online to help anyone starting in or established in business.

Other helpful information:
Zoning for business
Zoning Verification Application (PDF file)
Zoning Permit Application (PDF File)

Also see:
Business & Economic Development

City Redevelopment Plan

Woodbury Business Assistance Loan