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Development Incentives

Clarington offers a number of financial incentives to encourage business growth within our community.

We are committed to on-going business growth in our traditional downtowns and to environmentally friendly design in our industrial parks.

Community Improvement Program

Clarington offers grants to help property owners in the traditional downtown areas make improvements to their buildings. Grants of up to $50,000 are available for eligible properties for the following six items:

  • To cover the cost of building permit applications
  • To cover the cost for site plan applications
  • To make improvements to historical building facades
  • To make building upgrades to comply with the Ontario Building Code
  • To reconstruct buildings damaged by fire or natural disasters
  • To install signs that match the image of traditional downtown

Grants available in each of the following three communities:

Read more about Community Improvement Grants.

Development charges refunds

  • Downtown
  • Intensification
  • Industrial LEED buildings

For more information about Development Charge refunds, please email Building Services or call 905-623-3379.


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