Message from Robin Comstock - Economic Development Manager


The City of Somersworth is pleased to offer the community an actively engaged Division of Economic Development. Economic Development resides within the Department of Development Services in order to provide you with full service access to all other segments of land and business development including zoning, sign codes, and  all that  new and existing business need every day for health, vitality, and growth.

The Manager of the Somersworth Economic Development Division, assumes responsibility for positive and productive relations with local business.  In addition to business' specific interests and needs, the Economic Development Division is the voice for community issues that have impact on the ability for current business to be successful. While striving to attract new business and industry to the area.

Vision – Grow and expand the positive experience of residents, employees, employers and businesses by growing the economy, to enhance the quality of life for members of the community.

Mission –   Advocate for the economic health and vibrancy of Somersworth by supporting current business and attracting new business, to insure quality jobs, products and services are available to members of the community.

Strategy – Act proactively and work cooperatively with members of the community, while growing positive and productive, collaborative relationships with partners and allies with-in and outside of the City of Somersworth.

Please feel free to contact the Economic Development Division anytime!

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Robin A. Comstock
Economic Development Manager
One Government Way
Somersworth, New Hampshire 03878