CIP Incentives

The Municipal Community Improvement Plan (MCIP) permits the Township to offer financial incentives to encourage revitalization efforts that reflect community values and principles. The MCIP builds on the Downtown Millbrook Revitalization Strategy and the Detailed Streetscape and Design Guidelines for Downtown Millbrook.

The MCIP only applies to properties in the Community Improvement Project Area.

Financial Incentive Programs are reviewed annually by Council and funds are allocated are subject to the annual budget process.  Applications for the Facade and Signage Improvement, Building and Site Improvement and the Sidewalk Cafe Grant are being accepted until December 4, 2020

Township Incentive Programs

Façade and Signage Improvement Grant

This grant is intended to promote aesthetic and functional improvements to buildings and properties.  Applications for the 2020 program are open and close December 4, 2020

Building and Site Improvement Grant

This grant is intended to support improvements to private property to meet the current Building Code, and other building and site requirements.  Applications for the 2020 program are open and close December 4, 2020.

Commercial Conversion and Expansion Grant

This grant is intended to support growing businesses thereby increasing commercial assessments.

Downtown Rental Housing Grant

This grant supports the availability of a wider range of more attainable housing options in Millbrook.

POPS and Public Art Grant  

This grant is intended to promote a lively and vibrant streetscape in Downtown Millbrook and encourage the creation of spaces that contribute to urban character, enhance the pedestrian experience, and complement the public network of parks.

Sidewalk Café Grant

This grant is intended to promote a lively and vibrant streetscape in Downtown Millbrook. Applications for the 2020 program are open and close December 4, 2020.

 Design and Study Grant

This grant is intended to aid with initial background planning and design in support of improvement projects on eligible properties

Planning Application and Building Permit Fee Rebate Grant 

This grant may be available to eligible property owners and tenants to offset the planning and building fees required by the Township.

Redevelopment and Adaptive Reuse Grant (TIEG)

The purpose of the TIEG is to encourage investment by deferring part of the increase in property taxation because of adaptive reuse, building rehabilitation, and retrofit works.