Information for Business Owners

The City of Lacy Lakeview invites investors to consider us for your next business development project. Some of the advantages to developing a business in Lacy Lakeview are:

  • One of the lowest property taxes in McLennan County at $.35 per $100
  • Excellent location on Interstate 35, the Main Street of Texas
  • Fewer restrictions on business owners in the area of landscape requirements, which saves businesses money
  • A pro-business orientation – we’ll work with you.
  • Lacy Lakeview presently has an ISO rating of a 6.
  • Access to three colleges, two major hospitals, a regional airport, bus service and rail. Texas State Technical College Waco is next door.
  • The City has adopted the International Building Codes and was the first city in McLennan County to adopt these new codes.
  • The turnaround time for inspections is 24 hours to approve permits for building, plumbing and electrical inspections. Pick up permit applications in City Hall.
  • A fantastic retail site available in Lacy Lakeview. The site can be used for one large retailer or several. A 6+ acre site available with two sites right next to it. The location is on Loop 340 (Lakeshore Drive) between Interstate 35 and Business 77. Within a half-mile radius of this property is a call center. Hampton Inn & Suites and a Fairfield Inn are nearby. Baylor University and Texas State Technical College Waco are 3 1/2 minutes away. Combined 2000 traffic count for this location is 105,100 vehicles per day.
  • Contact the City Manager Keith Bond at (254) 799-2458 Ext. 214 for more information.