The City of Ontario has big plans for its historic downtown. Numerous public and private initiatives are currently underway to transform the District into the cultural and entertainment heart of Ontario.   A Planned Unit Development (PUD) will function as a set of planning and design principles, development regulations, and performance standards to implement the community’s Downtown vision. Within the project boundary, it will facilitate...
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State of the City 2023

April 4, 2023

Check out the 2023 State of the City Video here! The State of the City Business Address took place on March 22, 2023, at the Ontario Convention Center. The event showcased the City of Ontario as the Premier Community of the Inland Empire and emphasized its focus on investment, safety, innovation, community life, and opportunity. It was great to see everyone coming together to celebrate...
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Introducing Holt x Palm: A new retail store featuring stylish and highly curated home décor, plants, books, and art as well as real estate and construction services delivers an L.A. shopping experience in the heart of the Downtown Ontario Arts District.
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Downtown Ontario Benches

January 9, 2023

As part of Downtown Ontario Improvement Association’s mission to attract visitors, activate public spaces, and beautify Downtown Ontario.  We have spear headed the project, secure funding, acquire assistance for the installation, of Downtown Ontario branded benches.  The location of the benches are: Logan’s Mestiza’s We would like to thank the District Council of Iron Workers of the State of California and Vicinity, Reinforcing Iron Workers...
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New Made in Ontario video featuring Mestiza Cakehouse and Cafe, Studio 111 Project update, Downtown parking code, and 2022 State of the City Information.
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The City of Ontario, in its continuing effort to support the revitalization of the Historic Downtown Area, has created a Downtown Storefront Façade Improvement Program (Program) for all property owners within the designated program area. The purpose of the program is to provide financial assistance to commercial property and/or business owners to make qualifying façade improvements on Euclid-facing buildings.
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