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City seeks input on heritage property grant program

May 5, 2017 -

Attention heritage property owners: the City of Kingston is looking for input on its heritage property grant program (HPG) so it can be improved to better support your efforts to conserve your property.

Those who own properties designated under the Ontario Heritage Act – and others with an interest in the program – are being asked to complete a short online survey about the HPG is available at www.CityofKingston.ca/GetInvolved by May 26.

Apply for Funding Now

If you own a Kingston property designated under the Ontario Heritage Act, you can now apply to the program for funding to assist in conserving your valued heritage property.

The program now offers 50 per cent of funding for eligible projects up to a maximum of $2,000. Applications are considered beginning March 1 of each year, and are awarded on a first come, first served basis.

Please note that the grant application requires you to also submit a heritage permit application for the work being proposed.

About the City of Kingston

The City of Kingston provides municipal services to 125,000 residents living in this visually stunning, historic city, often ranked one of the best places to live in Canada. In 2014, it was named a Top 7 Smart Community by the Intelligent Community Forum. Kingston is focusing on being smart and livable as it pursues its vision to become Canada's most sustainable city. We focus on environmental responsibility, social equity, economic health and cultural vitality –ensuring that today's decisions don't compromise our future. 

Please visit www.CityofKingston.ca and join the conversation on social media.

Twitter: @CityofKingston
Facebook: www.facebook.com/TheCityofKingston

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Media contact: For more information call the communications and customer experience department at 613-546-4291, ext. 2300.