Economic Development Incentive Program

The Incentive Program is designed to significantly improve the appearance of the exterior of commercial properties within the City of Coral Springs. Apply for a program below. If you have questions, feel free to contact the Office of Economic Development.


Step 1.Program #1

Permit and Impact Fee Grant Program

Development fee assistance to encourage new businesses and redevelopment

  • Reimbursement of up to a 50% of the total eligible fees paid up to a maximum of $50,000.
  • Eligible fees are Building permit fees, inspection fees, water and sewer connection fees, water and sewer impact fees and Planning and Zoning fees.

Step 2.Program #2

Building Exterior Improvement Program

Eligible properties are office, retail, manufacturing and industrial buildings. The intent of this program is to rehabilitate, renovate or improve the property to enhance the area’s physical characteristics, visual quality and attractiveness, leading to improved occupancy and increased property values.

  • Reimbursement up to 50% of total eligible costs associated with comprehensive fixed capital improvements to the exterior of the property up to a maximum of $50,000 per project.
  • Eligible improvements include significant repair and improvement of exterior building components (structural repair, concrete restoration, plumbing and electric work, roof replacement or repair, impact-resistant windows and doors, walls and wall finishes).
  • New construction is not eligible

Step 3.Apply for a Program

Before submitting an application, please review the guidelines.

Application Form

Once application is submitted, a representative from our Economic Development Office will contact you.



  • Applicants must be property owners/business owners of for-profit entities without any outstanding financial obligation to the city and/or any form of court judgement or order against the applicant in favor of the city.
  • Prioritizing of projects will be based upon economic development objects and community impacts.
  • Use of Multiple Incentives: Projects may qualify for more than one program where applicable. However, the utilization of more than one incentive program is defined as “stacking of incentive programs” and requires a private-to-public investment ration of 5:1 or higher.
  • The CRA Commercial Property Enhancement Program is not to be utilized in conjunction with the Economic Development Incentive Program.
  • Once a maximum grant for any property has been awarded, an applicant cannot reapply for another grant for the same location for a 5-year period.
  • Clawback Provision: Property owner must continue to own the property and businesses must remain in operation for a minimum of 5 years or value of the incentive must be repaid.
  • The program does not cover any work previously done prior to the City Commission approval of the program award.
  • The proposed project must be in compliance with all City, State, and Federal Building Code regulations. Project is subject to all required reviews and approvals by the City’s Development Services and Building Department.
  • Financial assistance is provided as a reimbursement after project completion.
  • Funds will be disbursed after a Certificate of Occupancy is issued (if applicable), inspection approvals and closed permits.
  • Funding for this program is on a first come first served basis.
  • Project completion date depends on the scope of the project and will be included in the grant agreement.
  • Residential zoned properties are not eligible for this program.