City of Excelsior Springs, MO – Community Development Department

The City of Excelsior Springs’ Community Development Department assists businesses in locating, expanding and moving to the community. Find more information, visit or email Melinda Mehaffy, economic development director, at [email protected].


A community with a vibrant downtown and solid tourism industry, Excelsior Springs, Missouri, offers opportunities to businesses seeking to do business with tourist or be in a community that acts as a shopping and business hub for area communities.

The division can only assist clients that are located within Excelsior Springs or moving a business to Excelsior Springs.

Those seeking to do business in Excelsior Springs can download copies of necessary forms (i.e., building permit, occupational license) here:

Find more information at  or email Melinda Mehaffy,  Economic Development Director at [email protected].

Services Provided

Public Policy and Government Relations

  • Business Issues Related to a Specific City (Specialty)

Business Planning

  • Business Plan Consulting, Development and Review
  • Demographic/Census Data

Management Issues

  • Recruiting Assistance

Networking Organizations

  • Geographically Based

Economic and Site Development

  • Site Location Assistance
  • Tax Credits

Starting a Business

  • Site Location
Contact Information
Vonda Floyd
201 E. Broadway
Excelsior Springs, MO 64024