As part of economic recovery efforts, Lethbridge City Council on Monday November 2nd approved a series of six new or improved Development Based Incentive Programs to support investors as well as business owners and their employees. For more information on any of the incentive programs please contact:
Andrew Malcolm, Urban Revitalization Manager –
firstname.lastname@example.org or call 403-320-3926.
The six incentives include:
CC45 Real Estate Sales and Leases – opened up the ability to lease City-owned lands for 10 years at low lease rate with ability to purchase after at original evaluated price.
CC49 Affordable/Social Housing Capital Project Grant – a capital project grant that will assist in the development of affordable and social housing
CC52 Urban Core Housing Incentive Program – a grant for development of attractive, self-contained market-rate dwelling units within the urban core.
CC53 Targeted Redevelopment Incentive Program – tax based incentive for targeted redevelopment that reduces the effect of an increase in municipal taxes attributable to the differential between pre-construction and post-construction assessment.
CC61 Urban Core Property Improvement Grant Program – a grant for improvements in the urban core, including: quality façade improvements, permanent interior and exterior space improvements, rehabilitation of key aspects that support the functionality and re-use of buildings, and barrier free/accessibility improvements.
CC64 Industrial Municipal Tax Incentive – tax based incentive to attract new industry and promote substantial redevelopment and expansion of existing industry by cancelling a portion of the increase in municipal taxes attributable to the differential between the pre-construction assessment and the post-construction assessment.
For additional grants and financial supports in the Downtown including Patios and Parklet Support Program and the Business Improvement Loan
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