On 12 June 2019 Council adopted the Façade Improvement Policy. This Policy came about as a result of the Proserpine Sustainability and Future Growth Master Plan.
What is the Façade Improvement Policy?
The purpose of the policy is to incentivise property and/or business owners in the Main Street of Proserpine and the Business Centre of Bowen to improve their shopfronts.
Where does the Façade Improvement Policy apply?
In the Main Street of Proserpine and Major Centre Zone in Bowen, being shops in Herbert Street, Powell Street, Williams Street George Street, Dalrymple Street and Gregory Streets.
What are the benefits of the Façade Improvement Policy?
How does the funding work?
Council’s contribution to each grant will be to up to 50% of the eligible works and will be capped depending on the following factors:
Who is Eligible for the grant?
Shops from 1 Main Street to 140 Main Street Proserpine and in the Major Centre Zone in Bowen, being shops in Herbert Street, Powell Street, Williams Street George Street, Dalrymple Street and Gregory Streets.
What are the requirements?
The eligible works on commercial properties include:
Further information for the assessment process is available within the Policy.
Is there a deadline for applications?
There is no deadline for applications.
For more information on the Façade Improvement Scheme:
Please contact the Council’s Strategic Planning Branch on 07 4945 0263.