Heritage Retention Grant

Intent of the Heritage Retention Incentive Grant Program

The intent of the City of Vernon Heritage Retention Incentive Grant Program is to recognize the importance in the community of heritage properties and to recognize the additional costs associated with ownership of heritage properties and offer support with some of the costs associated with maintaining these properties.

The program offers owners of properties listed on the Vernon Heritage Register the opportunity to annually apply for a grant for up to 50% of the value of works completed on the property up to a maximum value of $500.00.

Eligible works include works to the exterior of buildings (including painting, repairs, and restoration) and works to structures and landscaping on the property (including replacement and additions to permanent landscape plantings, fencing, trees and/or garden structures.