The City of Pickens Façade Improvement Committee is responsible for administering a “Façade Improvement Grant Program”, intended to stimulate improvements to the exterior of commercial buildings in the Overlay Districts, identified as City Center Overlay District and the Gateway Overlay District. The funding of this program is provided through the City and all activities relating to the funding of façade projects will be report to the City of Pickens, City Council. The City of Pickens Façade Improvement Grant Program (FIGP) provides financial assistance to commercial property owners and business owners in the City Center and Gateway Overlay Districts that qualify for façade improvements. The purpose of the Façade Improvement Program is to support the revitalization of the City’s Overlay Districts by stimulating private investments in high-quality improvements that enhance the appearance of buildings and properties and eliminate blight and non-conforming design standards. Click here to view the full guidelines and application.
Applications will be accepted at City Hall from May 1, 2013 until July 1, 2013. Don’t miss out on this great opportunity!
Overview of the current program: 2013 Facade Improvement Grant Program Presentation