This a matching grant program, which means the applicant pays a portion of the improvement and the Municipality provides a grant for a portion up to a maximum of $1,500. To be eligible for the grant program the applicant must be the registered owner of the subject property and must be current with their property taxes. Any work completed prior to approval by the Municipality is not eligible for funding. Only commercial properties are eligible for facade improvement funding.
The funding may only be used for the purposes of commercial facade improvements as indicated on the application form. The improvements must also be eligible for funding approval under the terms of the program. Funding allocations are made subject to Council approval.