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Economic Development Divisions

Carlos N. Sanchez
Deputy City Administrator in Charge of Economic Development

515 Watchung Avenue,
Room No 206,
Plainfield, NJ 07060

Phone: (908) 226 2513
Fax: (908) 226 4909


The Economic Development Office's major responsibility is to plan, direct and implement economic development activities within the City of Plainfield. This office provides technical assistance to developers and business owners located or intending to locate in the City of Plainfield.

The Office of Economic Development also administers the City's Enterprise Zone Program.
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The Monarch is a mixed used development which will include 63 residential units with the ground floor providing the City of Plainfield with a state of the art senior citizen center and veterans meeting space. The Monarch demonstrates how a public/private partnership can benefit the residents of Plainfield. Under the developer’s agreement the construction of the senior center/ veteran meeting space was done without cost to the taxpayers.
  New Vision for Plainfield

If you missed the Visioning Sessions, please send an email to with the subject - Visioning List.
We will place you on the email list for updates and meeting notices about our New Vision for Plainfield.

If you would like to comment on the Visioning Session please send an email to with the subject - Visioning Comment.
Thank you.
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City-Wide Current Development Map September 2015
Downtown Development Map September 2015
Netherwood Development Map September 2015
North Avenue Historic District Map June 2015
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Netherwood Development Map June 2015
Downtown Development Map 2015
City-Wide Current Development Map June 2015
North Avenue Historic District Map March 2015
Netherwood Development Map March 2015
Downtown Development Map March 2015
City-Wide Current Development Map March 2015
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