Commercial Infill Grant

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This Commercial Infill grant was developed to help stimulate the revitalization of vacant or underutilized commercial property within an established commercial district.


  • To reduce the amount of vacant commercial property in established commercial districts.
  • To support new investment in established commercial districts.
  • To improve the long term viability and vibrancy of established commercial districts.


  • Grant will cover up to a maximum of $50,000, per property.
  • Amount of grant will be determined based on the following criteria:
    • benefit to business district
    • alignment with business district
    • size and scope of the project
    • amount of remediation require
    • visual aesthetics of the project


  • Property must be within the City of Fort Saskatchewan.
  • Applicant must have a valid City of Fort Saskatchewan Resident Business Licence.
  • Applicant must be the owner or future tenant of the commercial property which will be redeveloped or renovated.
  • Application must be for new construction or renovation of a commercial property that has been vacant for a period of longer than 6 consecutive months.
  • Property must be located on commercially zoned land that was registered under the provisions of the Land Titles Act a minimum of 15 years ago.
  • Property cannot be located on Greenfield land or previously undeveloped land.
  • Property owner must not be in arrears in municipal taxes or utilities for any owned property in Fort Saskatchewan.
  • A property is only eligible to receive one grant within a three (3) year period.
  • Applicants who have previously received a City of Fort Saskatchewan Business Development Program grant within the past 3 years will not be eligible.
  • Ground floor of property must be designated for one or more of the following commercial uses:
    • Business Support Service
    • Community Service Facility
    • Day Care Facility
    • Eating and Drinking Establishment
    • Eating and Drinking Establishment (limited)
    • Hotel
    • Health Service
    • Indoor Recreation Facility
    • Indoor Entertainment Facility
    • Personal Service
    • Pet Care Service
    • Professional, Financial and Office Service
    • Retail Store (convenience)
    • Retail Store (general)

Download the Commercial Infill Grant Guidelines and Application.