Business Owners

Thank you for choosing to do business in Montclair. Montclair is home to numerous business districts and commercial zone districts which permit a variety of commercial activity.

The Township of Montclair offers many assets that promote economic growth and has been proactive in creating a business-friendly community. The Township has been designated as a Smart Growth area by the State of New Jersey, making the Township eligible for a variety of funding programs from the NJ Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency, NJ Economic Development Authority and other agencies. The area around the Bay Street Station has been designated as a Transit Village by the NJ Department of Transportation, making development projects in this area eligible for special financing.

Downtown Montclair Center is supported by an active Business Improvement District (Montclair Center BID) and was named a 2015 Great American Main Street Award winner by the National Main Street Center.

The Department of Planning & Community Development recommends that businesses seeking to locate a new business in the Township, relocate an existing business or modify an existing business reach out to the Department to ensure compliance with local regulations. Please contact the Department at 973-509-4954 to discuss business opportunities.