Business and Community Development

The Business and Community Development Department maintains both the Canyon Economic Development Corporation and the Canyon Main Street Program.

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The City of Canyon is a Certified Retirement Community. The GO TEXAN stamp of approval ensures each certified community has demonstrated through its application that it can meet the living, employment/volunteer, health, entertainment, education and safety needs of its citizens and visitors - all the things that make Texas a great place to retire.

The City of Canyon has also been designated as a Preserve America Community. Preserve America is a federal initiative that encourages and supports community efforts to preserve and enjoy our priceless cultural and natural heritage.

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The goals of the program include a greater shared knowledge about the nation’s past, strengthened regional identities and local pride, increased local participation in preserving the country’s cultural and natural heritage assets, and support for the economic vitality of our communities.