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The Pittsburg Main Street Retail Rent subsidy program is designed to provide assistance for key business activities (retail/dining/arts/entertainment) that choose to locate within the Main Street area. Through this program, the City of Pittsburg will provide rental assistance for up to 12 months for businesses that choose to locate in the Main Street area. Additionally, there is also an opportunity for this program to assist existing businesses to expand their gross rentable space.  

Retail Rent Subsidy Program

The Pittsburg’s Main Street Advisory Board mission is to value and honor our past while we focus on creating a vibrant future by implementing the Texas Main Street Organization’s Four Point Approach which is a comprehensive strategy tailored to meet local needs and opportunities through Design, Economic Vitality, Promotion and Organization. The Main Street Advisory Board builds strong relationships and encourages public-private partnerships to enhance economic vitality while preserving the historic character and charm of Pittsburg’s traditional commercial district through a community based organization. To assist in accomplishing this mission the Pittsburg EDC has funded reimbursement incentive grants.

  • Front Façade Grant - up to 50% of the cost of the project not to exceed $10,000 
  • Rear Façade Grant - up to 50% of the cost of the project not to exceed $10,000
  • Sign Grant -up to 50% of the cost of the project not to exceed $500
  • Interior Improvement Grant - up to 50% of the cost of the project not to exceed $15,000

 

Guidelines for Main Street Grants and Design Approval

Incentive Grant and Design Approval Application

Downtown Incentive Grant Agreement Form

Historic District / Mainstreet Overlay Guide

The purpose of the Historic Zoning District / Main Street Overlay is to foster a strong viable downtown as a commercial business, civic, residential and cultural center with its own unique identity and provide a mechanism to establish special land use regulations, standards, or procedures in a defined area with unique land use, site planning or building design.

Historic District / Main Street Overlay Guide

 For Permits or other forms or applications click here

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