Housing and Economic Development 
1901 Main Street, Suite C
Santa Monica, CA 90405

Santa Monica Economica Development

Economic Development Division

Business Organizations and Special Assessments

Santa Monica's business communities are organized. Please also view our "Assistance and Incentives" page for a list of additional non-profit and government partners who offer support for local businesses.

Business Improvement Districts and Areas

Santa Monica's businesses have organized to establish special assessment districts to raise funds for marketing, supplemental cleansing services, parking and promotions--all factors that help to create more vibrant and viable business districts.

Map of the Business Improvement Districts

For more information on each district and their assessments, click on the links below:

Downtown Santa Monica, Inc.

Main Street

Montana Avenue

Pico Boulevard

Santa Monica Alliance

The Santa Monica Alliance is a collaborative effort of the City of Santa Monica and the Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce dedicated to nurturing a vibrant, healthy and profitable business climate in Santa Monica. We are working together to attract, retain and to help grow Santa Monica businesses.

Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce

The Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce advocates and represents business' interests and issues facing the community. 

Santa Monica Travel and Tourism

This is the official tourism board website for Santa Monica, CA. Learn how you can utilize Santa Monica CVB services to help promote your business to over 6 million travelers, meeting planners and tour operators visiting Santa Monica each year. Take advantage of free destination promotional tools, listings on SantaMonica.com, informational meetings, mixers and more. The website is also a great resource for exploring and discovering things to see and do in Santa Monica.

Santa Monica Pier

A draft version of the City of Santa Monica's "Santa Monica Pier Governance and Management Study" is now available for viewing.

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