Norfolk County has approved Villa Nova Estate Winery for a project under Agricultural Buildings and Facilities Improvement Program of the Community Improvement Plan (CIP).
Villa Nova Estate Winery will receive a grant / interest-free loan of up to $9,250 to construct a deck with pergola and railing that will be connected to an existing porch. This will enhance the visitor experience by offering spectacular views of the ravine and winery property.
Incentives are available for architectural and design, environmental site assessment, structural improvements, building facades, agricultural building and facilities, residential conversions and rehabilitation, landscaping, signage and property improvement. Property tax increment grants are also available for larger projects.
Non-residential projects are eligible for incentives. Depending on the program, programs apply to properties in urban, hamlet, lakeshore and agricultural areas.
Community Improvement Plans help municipalities target areas in transition or in need of repair, rehabilitation and redevelopment, and stimulate private sector investment through municipal incentive-based programs.