The Modesto City Council recently approved the development of an
economic development inventive program for downtown Modesto. The
incentives will fall into three categories:
- Occupancy: up to $2,500 cash for
businesses that open in downtown, as
well as a refund to mill and sales tax
for the first year a new business is in
operation for expanded hours of
operation for existing businesses.
- New Development: exemption from
payment of Capital Facilities Fees
(CFF), and fee exemptions for
- Physical Improvements: matching
grants for facade improvements, as well
as fee exemptions for minor encroachment
permits for building repair, maintenance
and beautification or outdoor dining.
Interested in being added to the contact list for
this developing program? Send an email to
firstname.lastname@example.org and provide your
Have questions or comments about this program and its
development? Call (209) 571-5566.