This is a matching funding program, which means that the applicant pays a portion of the improvment and Municipality provides funding for a portion up to a maximum of $1,000. The costs in excess of the maximum funding shall be the responsibility of the applicant.
To be eligible for the funding the applicant may be the registered owner of the subject property or the tenant, on approval. Property owners who apply on behalf of their tenants are not eligible to receive funding if their property taxes are in arrears or if they have any other outstanding receivables on the subject property. Any work completed prior to approval by the Municipality is not eligible for funding.
The funding may only be used for the purposes of commercial signage 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.
Only commercial properties are eligible for signage improvement funding. Outstanding work orders msut be satified prior to funding approval.