CPG Enterprises of Orlando, Inc. (CPG) has applied for assistance through the City of Orlando Small Business Facade Program for signage, landscaping and irrigation, parking lot improvements, building painting and removal of window and door bars for a property it owns at 5675 La Costa Drive. The total project costs will are over $15,000.
The SBFP is an interest free deferred loan for facade improvements to new and existing commercial property and business owners in the City of Orlando. The program, which was approved by the City Council on November 13, 2006, provides assistance with costs related to exterior physical improvements. The SBFP offers matching loan funds to off-set the costs of design and facade improvement expenses such as painting, wall repair or cleaning; window repair or replacement; awnings; new or replacement signage; lighting; streetscape and door repair or replacement. Under the program, the City will loan 50% of the total project cost. Total loan assistance from the City shall not exceed $20,000.
Total eligible project costs for CPG Enterprises of Orlando, Inc. under the SBFP are $15,100.
The Small Business Facade Review Committee recommended approval of funding in the amount of $7,550, with the stipulation of a required Appearance review for proposed building and roof paint colors and landscaping selection and plan with Community Planning staff, the applicant research other plants that are less difficult to maintain, in addition to required permit submittal for parking lot improvements and irrigation. The Small Business Facade Review Committee Meeting was held August 30, 2017.