The main purpose of a business improvement area (B.I.A) is to revitalize and maintain a dynamic local neighbourhood and to promote the area as a business district or shopping destination.

The parameters of the Goderich B.I.A. are in the form a large square, which includes all commercial properties within the following streets:
● West side of Victoria Street
● North side of Elgin Avenue
● East side of Waterloo Street
● South side of Nelson Street


The Downtown Goderich BIA works to sustain a dynamic downtown neighbourhood for the benefit of the business and property owners, visitors and residents.  

The Downtown Goderich BIA contributes to the vitality and sustainability of the area businesses by coordinating sector specific promotions and annual events, we sponsor advertising and marketing projects, and provide enhancements or improvements to municipally owned land, buildings or structures beyond that which is provided at the expense of the municipality.


Downtown Goderich BIA takes a leadership role in supporting the business and property owners within the area, working in partnership with the Town of Goderich to maintain policies and bylaws applicable to the downtown core. Working alongside members of the community, Municipality and County the BIA board endeavours to focus on a centered and collaborative approach for the benefit of all stakeholders.