Mount Airy Façade Improvement Program

This program was awarded $50,000 for Fiscal Year 2019-2021. Application Round is Open. 



Thank you for your interest in the Mount Airy Façade Improvement Program. This is a dollar-for-dollar matching grant. 

Process of Obtaining a Building Façade


Review the Procedural Guidelines and application. You have the option of filling out the Façade Application Form without the attachments required and bringing in a sketch plan of the project to Town Hall for a pre-application review prior to submitting the full application. Please email Program Administrator, Melissa Thorn, for information about the program.

Pre-Application review is not required, but recommended to ensure that projects are worthy of approval from the State of Maryland.

Submit the completed form and attachments to:
Façade Review Committee
P.O. Box 50
110 S Main Street
Mount Airy, MD 21771

Attachments: 

1. Façade Application Form
2. Proof of ownership or written permission from the owner of the property
3. Pictures of the building before project commences
4. Picture or drawing of proposed final project
5. Specifications or brochures of type of materials to be used
6. Two detailed project estimates

Eligibility


Owners of existing businesses, either business properties or business tenants, with landowner approval, located in the Sustainable Community designated target area are eligible to apply for program grants. One grant is allowed per business per year.