Hey homeowners, we’ve got some exciting news for you.
Beginning on February 1, 2023, the City’s Community Development Department will be offering a Community Improvement Grant program!
The new program will award grants as reimbursements for construction costs for exterior improvements to existing houses. Improvements can include: Roof repair/replacement, New paint or siding, New windows, Foundation work, Gutter repair/replacement, Garage doors, etc.
Based on the type of project, a building permit may be required. Permit fees are waived for grant projects requiring permits.
If awarded, grants will reimburse 25-percent of the total project cost, up to a maximum $2,500.
To participate in the program, the house will need to be owner-occupied and must have an appraised full market value no more than $140,000 for the primary building (not including land).
Items not allowed to be reimbursed include: Ladders, Construction tools, Rear-yard decks and fencing and Interior home improvements.
Click here to apply for a residential Exterior Improvement Grant.
Click here for full program details.
An additional grant program will be available for business owners who are building a commercial trash enclosure or demolishing a permanent sign.
Click here to apply for a commercial grant.