ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

Ozark-Dale County 

Economic Development Corporation

www.odedc.com

Office Hours: 8-5 M-F

3269 Hwy 231 South
Ozark, AL 36360
334-443-2000


Email: info@odedc.com

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.

Doing Business in Ozark - Click here for information on starting a business and obtaining a business license.

Community Information - Click here for statistical and demographic information of Ozark

Available Buildings & Sites - Local, regional, and national businesses looking to make Ozark your new home - Click here for more information.

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.

Economic Development Links:

Ozark-Dale County Economic Development Corporation - (ODEC) 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.

VISIT OUR WEBSITE AT WWW.ODEDC.COM

Doing Business in Ozark

(334) 774-5262  

                       

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 please call (334) 774-5262 or e-mail revenue@ozarkalabama.us.

For more information concerning:

  • Building Permits

  • Inspection

  • Planning Commission �

  • Board of Zoning and Adjustments

 

Call (334) 774-9190

 

DOING BUSINESS IN OZARK

Experience outdoor fun season after season, year after year, in beautiful Ozark, Alabama.

 

 

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    

          

The Ozark area is 409 feet above sea level. 

Average annual rainfall:            59 inches 

Average January low:          65 degrees F 

Average January high:         39 degrees F 

Average July low:                59 degrees F 

Average July high:               89 degrees F 

    

 

                      Education                   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

  

Dale County's Largest Employers

      Company                                                               Product

Army Fleet Support                                            Aviation Maintenance

 

Michelin                                                          Tires and Related Products

 

PEMCO                                                               Aviation Maintenance

 

Dale Medical Center                                                      Hospital

 

Wal~Mart Super Center                                                   Retail

 

Board of Education                                         Ozark City School System

 

Wiregrass Construction                                                Contractor

 

Bell Helicopter (US Helicopter)             Helicopter Maintenance & Refurbishing

 

CMI (C&S Door)                                                      Door Manufacturer

 

Hughes Enterprises                                                          Retail

 

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.

 

COMMUNITY INFORMATION

OZARK TECHNOLOGY CENTER & EAST GATE BUSINESS PARK

Located at 406 Ben Street, Ozark, Alabama
(At the Ozark-Ft Rucker Gate)  

 

Available:

 

  • Flexible and affordable space for lease

  • Lighted, Ample Parking  

3269 US Highway 231 South, Ozark, Alabama 36360

 

Mission Statement: 

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.

 

Services:

Ozark Technology Center provides the following services:

  • Flexible and affordable space for lease

  • High speed internet access

  • Copier and fax machine

  • 24 hour building access and security

  • Loading and receiving dock

  • Assistance with business planning and financing

  • Small business resource library

  • Use of conference room

  • Lighted, ample parking

  • Professional support staff

 

East Gate Clients
 

M1 Support Services

Suite 105

 

Rhema Sounds

J. C. Culbreath
Suite 200/201

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