Business Assistance Programs

Economic Development Department staff provides business assistance services designed to help guide companies. From application to approval to completion, we offer programs to assist and work with you to get your business open. Programs are described below and in our business assistance brochure.

Expedited Processing

  • Expedited plan check review process available to businesses interested in paying a premium for faster review by professionals with whom we partner
  • Arranged through the Building Division concurrently with submittal for Plan Check Review.
  • For more information, contact the Building Division.

Sewer Connection Fee Financing

Sewer connection fees can comprise a significant cost in establishing or growing a business. Two programs are available to alleviate this up-front expense.      

  • Dublin San Ramon Services District (DSRSD), the regional water services agency, offers business locating in Pleasanton an alternative financing program for regional sewer connection fees between $25,000 and $100,000. Business requests are approved by the Economic Development Department and payment arrangements are coordinated through the Building and Finance departments at the time a building permit is issued.