City of Richmond, MO – Economic Development Department

The mission of the Richmond Department of Economic Development is to promote and support business and economic development within the community of Richmond, Missouri.


The Department of Economic Development for the city of Richmond, Missouri, is dedicated to plan, grow and care for our business community. With support from the Richmond Chamber of Commerce, the city assists current and future businesses in growing their presence in our community.

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Services Provided

Public Policy and Government Relations

  • Business Issues Related to a Specific City (Specialty)
  • Missouri Business Issues

Business Planning

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

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Tax Credits
  • Technology Grants

Libraries and Research Organizations

  • Demographic/Census Data


  • Demographics/Census Data

Office, Incubator, Accelerator, Laboratory, Kitchen and Meeting Space

  • Office Space
  • Retail Space
  • Site Location

Economic and Site Development

  • Revitalization (Specialty)
  • Site Location Assistance (Specialty)
  • Tax Credits (Specialty)
  • Watershed Planning

Regulatory Compliance

  • Codes
  • Government Requirements
  • Registration, Licenses and Permits

Human Resources

  • Retention
  • Workforce Incentives

Starting a Business

  • Business Research Resources
  • Forming a Business
  • Registration, Licenses and Permits
  • Site Location (Specialty)
Contact Information
James Gorham
205 Summit St
Richmond, MO 64085
(816) 776-5304 Ext: 108