Economic Development Corporation
Office Hours: 8-5 M-F
3247 Hwy 231 South
(Inside the Ozark Airport Blackwell Field)
Ozark, AL 36360
A great place to live, play and build a business, Ozark boasts a diversified economy, mild winter weather and a location convenient to several of the south's metropolitan areas. Complementing the city's inviting business climate and tax structure is a workforce equipped with career training from Ozark's educational institutions and those within commuting distance.
Ozark Technology Center & East Gate Business Park - Where business begins and industry grows in Southeast Alabama. Click here for more information on starting your small business with us.
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Ozark-Dale County Economic Development Corporation - (ODEDC) is a non-profit 501c6 organization located in Dale County Alabama. ODEC operates under a comprehensive but targeted three-year business plan which is developed and reviewed by investors from public government and private business within the Dale County trade area.
Economic Development Partnership of Alabama - EDPA is a totally private, non-profit organization committed to helping Alabama reach its full economic development potential.
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DOING BUSINESS IN OZARK
Doing Business in Ozark
Before soliciting business, conducting trade, or performing services within the city limits of the City of Ozark, a person or business must first obtain a valid City of Ozark Business License. It is imperative that one starts the application and approval process as far in advance before opening as possible. Licenses are based upon a calendar year - January 1st through December 31st and the license expires December 31st of each year, regardless of the date purchased.
Office hours are between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday except holidays.
For more information concerning:
Board of Zoning and Adjustments
Population Ozark Dale County MSA
1980 Census 12,205 47,821 122,453
1990 Census 13,030 49,633 130,964
2000 Census 15,119 49,129 137,926
2010 Census 14,907 50,251
Tri-state labor force: 168,000
Top 10 manufacturing empLoyers
in Dale County
OZARK TECHNOLOGY CENTER & EAST GATE BUSINESS PARK
To provide an environment that is conducive to the success and growth of new and expanding businesses, create regional job opportunities, and expand the regional economy.
Ozark Technology Center provides the following services:
Flexible and affordable space for lease
Copier and fax machine
24-hour building access
Loading and receiving dock
Assistance with business planning and financing
Small business resource library
Use of conference room
Lighted, ample parking
Professional support staff
Did you know...
Ozark was named the most Patriotic City in Alabama
Ozark is home to Fort Rucker, the "Home of Army Aviation."
Ozark is home to a renowned Aviation Training/Technical College.
Ozark was named one of the "top 25 places to retire in America" by Consumers Digest.
Ozark Technology Center
3269 US Highway 231 South, Ozark, Alabama 36360
Structural Steel Fabrication
Jeep Parts/Metal Fabrication
Heavy Duty Hydraulic Lifts
Utility & Heavy Equipment Trailers
Fertilizer Micronutrients & Soluble
School Enrollment # Schools
Private/Parochial School 99 1
Public Schools (City)
Elementary 1,012 3
Middle 854 1
Senior High/Vocational 837 1
Other (Non-Profit) 201 1
Public Schools (County)
K through 12/Vocational 2,718
Wallace Community College 4,651
Alabama Aviation College 989
(Enterprise-Ozark Community College)
Troy University Dothan 1,932
Source: Ozark City School files
Headquarters & Distribution
The Staff at Ozark Technology Center is dedicated to providing exceptional service to the clients of the incubator.
If you have any questions or concerns please contact the incubator staff for assistance. If you desire an application
or more information concerning the incubator, please contact the Ozark Dale County Economic Development Corporation at 334-443-2000 or email@example.com.
Mayor Mark Blankenship
The seven-member Advisory Board is appointed by the Ozark City Council and is made up of representatives throughout the seven-county region.
Place 1: Scott Farmer - Representing Southeast AL Regional Planning & Development
Place 2: Brenda Simechak - Representing City Council / Ozark City Schools
Place 3: Dr. Carl Schauble - Vice President - Representing the Community
Place 4: Mike Brauer - President - Representing the Industrial Development Board
Place 5: Stan Smith - Representing the Colleges
Place 6: Kathleene Waters - Representing the Community
Place 7: Steve McKinnon - Representing Dale County Commission
Derek Dickens - Representing Ozark Economic Development Board
Ozark Technology Center Clients
Pray Aviation Flight Training
Suite #116 / #117
Technical Testing Services
Strategic Live Sound
Jimmy "JC" Culbreth and Taiwan Truitt
American Quality Exteriors
Bay #120 / Bay #121
James Counseling & Referral Services
Alabama Career Center
Every Thursday 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Harpers Innovative Counseling @ Consulting Services, LLC
Eastgate Business Park
East Gate Clients
Living Covenant Church
Edward Douglas, Pastor
Sombrero Salsa Company
Ben Brown / Kevin Smith
Located at 406 Ben Street, Ozark, Alabama
(At the Ozark-Ft Rucker Gate)
Flexible and affordable space for lease
Lighted, Ample Parking
Top 10 empLoyers in Dale County
The Ozark area is 409 feet above sea level.
Average annual rainfall: 59 inches
Average January low: 39 degrees F
Average January high: 65 degrees F
Average July low: 59 degrees F
Average July high: 89 degrees F