Economic Development

Vision Statement

The City of Aurora, Missouri through measured growth and development of new economic opportunities and the enhancement of current community events and recreational offerings, will provide the best quality of life for its citizens.

Southern Lawrence County Enhanced Enterprise Zone

Effective January 9, 2009 a new Enhanced Enterprise Zone was designated for all of southern Lawrence County (including Aurora), this overlays a benefit to the area for new and existing businesses, that meet a specific industrial classification and make the qualified investment, to receive tax credits and property tax abatements.

Businesses that are not eligible for this benefit include:

  • Gambling establishments
  • Government
  • Restaurants
  • Retail
  • Schools

Buildings for Sale / Lease & Building Sites

We are in the process of determining all available commercial buildings and land available for building on.