Type of Program:
The Unsightly Commercial Property Demolition Projects Incentive Program encourages the demolition of vacant, dilapidated buildings for the purpose of building a new construction, thus encouraging economic development in the City of Bathurst and contributing to the beautification of the surrounding areas.
Comments on Funding:
Funding will be 50% of the cost of demolition, up to a maximum of $25,000.
When It Ends:
The applicant must:
The applicant will meet with the Program Administrator who will explain the criteria under this incentive program;
The applicant must be ready to provide information on the property, on the demolition project and on the proposed construction to be added to the property;
The applicant will have to apply for a building permit in order to construct a new building;
The applicant will qualify for a maximum of two incentives at one same address;
The applicant may choose the two applicable incentives at his or her discretion;
The City will provide the applicant with a cheque in the year following the confirmation by the Planning Department that the building inspection process is complete.
No specific documentation has been identified.