Amount:

No Fixed Amount

Type of Program:

Grant


Description:

The intent of the LEED Grant Program is to provide an economic catalyst for the construction and or redevelopment of sustainable industrial, commercial, mixed-use and multi-unit residential (as defined in Part 3 (Group C) of the National Building Code) buildings and land development in the urban area. This program applies to the Hamilton LEEDING the Way Community Improvement Project Area (as such boundaries are presently defined).

Comments on Funding:

Funding will take the form of a five year grant, the amount of which is subject to Council approval, in an amount not exceeding the increase in municipal realty taxes as a direct result of the development/redevelopment of land and/or building.
The grant which may be approved by Council shall be an amount which does not exceed 75% of the municipal realty tax increase during the term of the grant.


When It Ends:

Ongoing

Deadline:

Rolling deadline

Eligibility:

Applicants must:

  • be owners of land and/or buildings in the Hamilton LEEDING the Way Community Improvement Project Area;
  • be developing, redeveloping or renovating lands and buildings within the Hamilton LEEDING the Way Community Improvement Project area for LEED certified industrial, commercial, mixed-use and multi-unit residential projects. 

Applications Steps:

Applicants must:

1

submit an application;

2

have paid in full each year their realty taxes and must be in compliance with the City’s by-laws and policies before any grant is provided to the applicant for a property for which a satisfactory grant application has been received;

3

enter into an Agreement with the City of Hamilton that sets out the conditions of the annual grant.

Other Things to Note:

For further details please contact Phil Caldwell, Senior Project Manager, Urban Renewal at 905-546-2424 ext. 2359.

About the author 

Maurice

Maurice (Moe) Muise learned the ins-and-outs of government while an employee of the Government of Canada in Ottawa for 10 years. His current focus is helping small businesses in Ontario to identify and maximize government grants to grow their business.
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