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To stimulate business growth and development in Exeter Township by establishing and implementing a business friendly culture that benefits the community.

 

 

BUSINESS COOPERATION AND COMMUNITY PROSPERITY POLICY

Exeter Township recognizes that the well-being of the community and the businesses that serve it are closely related. Exeter Township is committed to providing a positive business environment for existing and prospective businesses. Exeter Township strives to promote business growth and well-being by adhering to the following principles:

• Exeter Township is committed to establishing and implementing a business-friendly culture.

• Exeter Township is committed to stimulating business growth and development and to creating a positive "Can Do" attitude in its interactions with the business community.

• Exeter Township is committed to providing quality services to all businesses without discrimination.

• Exeter Township is committed to understanding the needs and expectations of the business community.

• Exeter Township is committed to communicating clearly with the business
     community.

• Exeter Township is committed to encouraging business development and growth by eliminating unnecessary business barriers and costs in ordinances, policies and procedures.

• Exeter Township is committed to establishing policies, practices and procedures that promote business development and growth.

• Exeter Township is committed to holding itself accountable in its interactions with the business community.

• Exeter Township is committed to working with business stakeholders and encouraging public sector/private sector cooperation in business development and growth.

 

BUSINESS VISION / OBJECTIVES

• To be business friendly, and mean it.

• To help maintain the vitality of existing businesses.

• To attract new business and help existing businesses expand.

• To grow the business tax base.

• To increase business employment opportunities.

• To identify and address business needs and challenges.

• To build relationships and partnerships with the business community.

• To provide clarity and certainty for business decision making.

• To encourage administrative flexibility: to keep what works and change what
     does not.

 

BUSINESS CODE OF CONDUCT POLICY

A successful business-friendly culture in Exeter Township starts with business-friendly conduct from Exeter Township officials and employees. Exeter Township's business-friendly code of conduct includes:

• Having a positive "Can Do" attitude, striving for "Yes, if” instead of "No, because," decisions.

• Being polite, courteous and timely in all interactions with the business community whether verbal or in writing.

• Making every opportunity and interaction with businesses count.

• Being consistent in the administration of ordinances, policies and procedures, but providing flexibility where appropriate.

• Responding rapidly and with flexibility to businesses after major emergencies.

• Remembering that each of us is accountable, and that being business-friendly is a commitment, not a slogan.

• Remembering that a successful business-friendly culture comes from the           
    top down (starting with each one of us).