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Storefront Improvement Incentive

Business Development Incentive Policy & Procedure

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Has your project commenced or have asset(s) been purchased?


If your project has commenced, or your assets have been purchased, please contact the Economic Development Department directly at to confirm your eligibility BEFORE filling out this application form.

Once available, the applicant will have 30 days to submit the signed agreement, and the project must begin within 3 months of the signed agreements unless a project schedule is otherwise agreed to in writing.

Application Form

Do you have an Active Fort Saskatchewan Business Licence?
Do you have, or have you, applied for a development/building permit?

Property Owner Information

Please complete this section ONLY if you are the PROPERTY OWNER.

Tenant Information

Please complete this section ONLY if you are applying as a TENANT of the property.

Tenants applying for this incentive must include a completed Commercial Property Owner Authorization Form. 

How many street facing storefronts does the property have?
How many street facing storefronts will be improved?

 Please include the following items with your application:

  • Copy of registered title (no more than 30 days old)

  • Project description
    • description of the improvements
    • materials that will be used
    • how the improvements will benefit the business
    • how the improvements will align with the Land Use Bylaw
    • how the improvements will increase the visual aesthetic of the property

  • Photos of the current state of the storefront(s), prior to improvements

  • Drawings or illustrations of the proposed storefront improvements

  • Detailed project budget

  • Quotations from licensed contractors or for the cost of materials – see Expense Tracking Spreadsheet (Excel Spreadsheet download)

  • Project schedule

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I understand my application submission does not constitute a guarantee for funding under the City of Fort Saskatchewan’s Business Development Programs. I certify that all information is true and accurate to the best of my knowledge and if approved, work will be completed in accordance with the terms of the Program Agreement entered into with the City.

I have reviewed the program guidelines and requirements and have familiarity with the responsibilities of each party. I accept the qualifications and will abide by such conditions and through signature below, certify that I will abide by such conditions set forth in this application and all reasonable conditions which may be used by the City in the implementation of this Program.

I have reviewed and agree with the above statement

Alternative Ways to Submit Applications

You can print this application form and submit it through email or by mail.

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Business Incentive Programs
c/o Economic Development
City of Fort Saskatchewan
10005 – 102 Street
Fort Saskatchewan, AB T8L 2C5

The personal information in this application is being collected under the authority of Section 33(c) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and will be used for administering the Business Development Programs and to maintain communications as considered necessary. It will be treated in accordance with the privacy protection provisions of Part 2 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. If you have any questions about the collection, contact the FOIP Coordinator for the City of Fort Saskatchewan at 780-992-6200.