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The Moyne Business Façade Improvement Program is part of Council's Small Business Incentives Scheme in line with its Economic Development Strategy Action Plan to create appealing streetscapes and encourage capital investment in our town centres.
The program provides a grant from Council on a $1:1 basis up to $5,000 for businesses to do work on shop fronts or to their business premises. Budget for the this Incentive is $50,000 and this will be allocated on a case-by-case basis subject to Council approval until the allocated budget has been spent or the scheme year has ended.
The work must improve the building and street face by doing more than maintenance. Facade storefront restoration works eligible for consideration include the following:
Installation of new business signage
New, repairs and replacements of verandahs
Cleaning the existing facade and removal of cladding from presently concealed historic character features
Removal of redundant signage, air conditioning units and hoardings
Reinstatement of lost elements, or fabric to the façade of the building
Minor repairs to structural facade elements and awnings
Installation of interior store lighting visible from the street
Limited permanent interior improvements (the reconfiguration of the interior walls, display spaces and interior window finishes to enhance the function and displays of the storefront
For more details on the program please read the Applications Guidelines and the Program Policy and Guide for Terms and Conditions
Funding for this scheme year has ended. Council will advise of any future funding.
Successful applicants can discuss the progress of their works and how to claim their grant amount by contacting the Economic Development Team on 1300 656564 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Moyne Shire Council
Princes Street, Port Fairy, Victoria, 3284, Australia
Tel: 1300 656 564PO Box 51, Princes Street, Port Fairy, Victoria 3284