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Posted on: December 13, 2022

Community Beautification Grants available to Harrisonville homeowners!

Community Improvement Grant

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.

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