To help stimulate redevelopment and renovation of buildings in the heart of our city, we offer grants in lieu fees for building permits. If your project is eligible, you could get up to $1,000 in grants per year.

Apply for a grant

On this page:

  1. About the grant program
  2. Eligible charges
  3. Application

About the program

We offer grants in lieu fees for building permits associated with retail, restaurant and businesses specializing in personal services within the Community Improvement Plan (CIP) area.

Each street address in the CIP area is eligible to get up to $1,000 in grants per year.


Eligible charges

You can apply for grants to cover these fees:

  • building permits
  • demolition permits
  • sign permits
  • occupancy permits

Application

Use our online form to apply for a grant in lieu of building fees.