Old Town Façade Improvement Program

Old Town Façade Improvement Program

Posted: 02/19/2015

OVERVIEW
The Old Town Elk Grove Façade Improvement Grant Program will provide financial assistance to property and business owners who make eligible façade and/or sign improvements to enhance the appearance of their building or business. Improvements should also make a highly visible contribution to the historical aesthetic of Old Town Elk Grove.

ELIGIBILITY
Owners of commercial buildings or businesses within the Old Town Elk Grove area are eligible to apply to the Program. Each building is eligible for a sign and/or façade grant. The types of activities that are eligible under this Program include, but are not limited to, the following:

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PROGRAM PURPOSE
The Old Town Elk Grove Façade Improvement Grant Program was created to provide an economic incentive to:
• Promote storefront rehabilitation of historic buildings
• Preserve the unique character of Old Town Elk Grove
• Encourage aesthetic compatibility for improvements to façades of non-historic buildings
• Encourage the use of quality materials in the rehabilitation of Old Town properties
• Promote unique and well-designed new monument or building signs

APPLICATION STEPS
• Consult with City staff
• Submit grant application and apply for building permits
• Complete work and submit bill
• Receive reimbursement

Grant funds are disbursed on a reimbursement basis and cannot be issued until the proposed improvements have been completed. Grant recipients must complete the project within three months of grant award. Work completed prior to letter of commitment is not eligible for funding.

City of Elk Grove staff are available to answer any questions you may have about the Old Town Facade Improvement Program.
(916) 478-2265
cjordan@elkgrovecity.org

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