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Economic Development

In partnership with the Orange County Workforce Development Board (OCWDB), the County of Orange is launching the second round of funding for the OCWDB COVID-19 Layoff Aversion Support Program. 
Through the OCWDB COVID-19 Layoff Aversion Support Program, eligible businesses can receive up to $10,000 in grant funds. This funding is intended to help local small businesses mitigate layoffs and adhere to “social distancing” provisions established by state and federal public health entities. 

In an effort to support local businesses and restaurants during the pandemic, the City is granting Temporary Use Permits (TUP) for the use of portions of shopping center parking and common areas to allow for increased outdoor dining and other commercial-related activities. 

The deadline to apply for grant money for small businesses and organizations was extended again to 5 pm on Sunday, July 19 or until local funds are expended.

The Small Business Grant Relief Program supports small businesses and organizations impacted by COVID-19. Applications for grants up to $10,000 will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis (within each city's allocation).

Note: The application period has been extended to Sunday, July 19, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.

The deadline to apply for grant money for small businesses and organizations impacted by the pandemic is 5 pm Sunday, July 19 at 5:00 p.m. or when each city allocation is exhausted, whichever occurs first..

With the ongoing pandemic wreaking havoc on the investments of many, the City of Mission Viejo has teamed up with certified financial planner Travis Allen to host the following online courses.

The Mission Viejo Chamber of Commerce’s inaugural Business Directory and Residential Guide has hit the stands and is now online. 

The guide provides a host of valuable information about Mission Viejo and its vast business landscape. The guide provides an inside look at the benefits the Chamber of Commerce provides to the community and gives residents a fingertip reference to several great City services and facilities.

The City of Mission Viejo has launched an economic development resource webpage to help businesses and residents impacted by the ongoing COVID-19 crisis.

The webpage features a cornucopia of information including:

In response to COVID-19, the City of Mission Viejo has compiled a resource guide to assist local businesses and residents that have been impacted or need additional information.

Epic Wings got the green light to serve wine and beer at its establishment on Marguerite Parkway under a plan recently approved by the Planning and Transportation Commission.

Epic Wings, a San Diego-based restaurant chain, crossed the Orange County line in 2018 when in it opened in Mission Viejo at 28621 Marguerite Parkway.


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