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Trenton is part of the New Jersey Urban Enterprise Zone. Businesses located within the zone that become a Certified UEZ business receive significant benefits, including the ability to offer reduced sales tax to customers, financial assistance, subsidized insurance, and various tax credits and incentives.

August 31, 2017

Learn More: Walkable Communities

Is Trenton walkable? What do people mean when they talk about a City's "walkability". Read and learn more.

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August 31, 2017

Learn More: New Urbanism

What is new urbanism? What is Trenton's history with new urbanism? How might it impact how the City will develop in the future

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August 31, 2017/Sustainability

Trenton Achieves Silver!

Trenton has met the rigorous requirements to achieve Sustainable Jersey certification, Mayor Eric Jackson announced today. The city is one of only 10 New Jersey municipalities this year to attain certification at the highest silver level.

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August 31, 2017

Learn More: Mixed-Use Development

What is "mixed-use" development? What is the history of mixed-use development in Trenton?

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October 19, 2016

Final Draft of Trenton250 – Public Hearing for Adoption

The City’s Trenton250 Master Plan is a comprehensive plan that provides a long-range vision for the community and the built environment. It is meant to be a guide for the City from now to year 2042, the 250th Anniversary of City’s incorporation. A Master Plan is a blueprint for a municipality that guides decisions for both growth and conservation. The Trenton250 Master Plan outlines a vision for the City, goals for accomplishing that vision, as well as various initiatives and actions to achieve those goals.

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August 31, 2017

Interview: Vertulie Massenat

On March 24th, Trenton250 sat down with Vertulie Massenat, a Trenton Resident and member of the Trenton250 Steering Committee to get her feedback on land use in Trenton and her resident experience

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