Application intake is currently OPEN. 

The yearly spring intake for Community Improvement Plan (CIP) applications begins after Council makes their budget decision. Spring intake closes on March 31. A second intake will open at the end of May if there is funding available after spring intake. Fall intake will close on September 1.

Before making an application, you must reach out to Planning staff to schedule a meeting to discuss your proposal and the requirements which need to be met. An application package will be provided to you during the meeting. To schedule a meeting, contact Planning Clerk Mary Remmig at 613-283-4124 ext. 1136 or

You may schedule a meeting with staff and begin your application at any time. This will give you time to gather all of the information and complete the application before an application intake period opens. 

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The Town of Smiths Falls Community Improvement Plan (CIP) was created to help improve accessibility, create attainable (affordable) rental units, create opportunities to redevelop possibly contaminated properties and improve the commercial building stock in the Downtown . The CIP helps eligible property owners, business owners and tenants by providing funding that may reduce the cost constraints for certain eligible works.

Council has activated the following incentive programs in which funding will be available under for the 2024 year:

All applications for funding must be approved by Council By-law. Work completed before Council approval is done at your own risk.

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