Hamilton Heritage Property Grant Program
The Hamilton Heritage Property Grant Program is intended to provide financial assistance in the form of a grant for structural / stability work required to conserve and restore heritage features of properties; the conservation and restoration of heritage features of properties; and for heritage studies / reports / assessments for properties that are designated under Parts IV or V of the Ontario Heritage Act. Eligible properties must be located within: Downtown Hamilton; a Community Downtown; the Mount Hope/Airport Gateway, an active* Business Improvement Area within the City of Hamilton; Commercial Corridors as identified in the Downtown and Community Renewal Community Improvement Project Area; or, be designated under Parts IV or V of the Ontario Heritage Act and located within the lower city between Highway 403 and the Red Hill Valley Parkway and used for commercial, institutional, industrial or multi-residential purposes.
The objective of the Program is to assist in development and re-using heritage properties. City Council values heritage properties as important to the urban revitalization and regeneration. Conservation and restorative initiatives must be consistent with the policies, principles and design themes contained within the Downtown Hamilton Secondary Plan, and relevant Urban Design Guidelines, regulations contained within the applicable Zoning By-laws as well as any other City Council approved policies/regulations.