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Melanie Gaboardi, MBA


201 SE 3rd St., 2nd Floor

Ocala, FL 34471

Office Hours:  8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Monday through Friday


The Community Development Services department manages a broad range of initiatives that are intended to promote quality of place and increase Ocala's standing as an economic hub. From information on available infrastructure, fees, financial incentives and taxes, to simply cutting through red tape, Community Development Services has the resources to provide you with the answers you need.

Our Economic Development division can arrange financial incentives and provide contract management, as well as Brownfield redevelopment resources.

The Community Programs division manages Federal and State funds and improvement grants.

The Office of Homeless Prevention works to assist homeless persons in securing services they need.