The St. Charles Corridor Improvement Commission has matching grants available for approved improvements to the landscape and streetscape of downtown properties located in Special Service Area SSA1B or frontage properties on Main St., Randall Rd., Kirk Rd. and Rt. 38.
are awarded to property owners for landscape design services, plantings and
other improvements. The Commission reviews and approves a landscape plan, and a
member will visit the site when landscaping is installed to ensure the plan is
Commission is offering the 50/50 matching grants to promote general enhancement
and character improvements for private properties, while creating a unified
landscape aesthetic along the major corridors within the City of St. Charles.
O’Rourke, Planner at the City said: “These grants are a great opportunity for
property owners to invest in landscaping upgrades to improve the aesthetics of
their properties. This could be a timely venture for east side businesses, now
that the Rt. 64 construction is drawing to a close.”
and design guidelines apply. For more information, contact Matthew O’Rourke at
About the City of St. Charles
Friendly neighborhoods, diverse retailers, international employers, innovative schools, beautiful parks, varied cultural amenities, and unique architecture have earned St. Charles its reputation as the Pride of the Fox. Located in both DuPage and Kane counties, the City of St. Charles is 35 miles west of downtown Chicago, and has a population of approximately 33,000. Over 2,100 businesses, consisting of a balanced mix of retailers, restaurants and manufacturing facilities, employ more than 18,000 people. The City of St. Charles was named the #1 City for Families by Family Circle® magazine in 2011; one of the “150 Great Places in Illinois,” by the AIA Illinois; and one of the “Top 10 Towns To Live In” by West Suburban Living magazine. www.stcharlesil.gov