A Fund has been made available by Kilkenny County Council for the Countywide Streetscape Paint
Scheme 2019 in respect of commercial properties.Paint Scheme 2019 Application Form.pdf (size 30.8 KB)
The scheme will offer a grant of €450 or 50% of the cost of the work - whichever is the lesser - to each applicant who is successful in the application process.
Applications are invited from owners and/or occupiers of Commercial Properties (or any person who with the written consent of the owner/s).
It is a condition of eligibility the painting works proposed are required to the street facing facades of commercial premises and this requirement will be determined by Kilkenny County Council.
Local Authority Charges due by Applicants must be paid up to date e.g. Commercial Rates, etc.
The closing date for receipt of completed applications including Two quotations, is 3rd May 2019
If the scheme is oversubscribed, applications will be prioritized on the basis of need as determined by Kilkenny County Council having regard to town/village renewal considerations.
An approved colour palette, which may be used on rendered surfaces, is at the end of page 2.
Alternative colours may be used on rendered surfaces, subject to the approval of Kilkenny County Council. Proposed Colour Schemes must be submitted with the quotation.
The colour of timber elements including shopfronts will be subject to the approval of Kilkenny County Council. Proposed Colour Schemes must be submitted with the quotation.
Some areas of Kilkenny City and County are located within Architectural Conservation Areas and some properties are Protected Structures. Kilkenny County Council will address any conservation issues relating to the proposed work, prior to issuing grant approval.
Grant Approval will be issued in writing to successful applicants.
Successful applicants will be required to obtain all necessary consents and comply with legislation and codes of practice which apply to such work. All contractors carrying out works must be tax compliant.
The successful applicants will be required to complete the approved works, in a satisfactory manner, and within a specified time frame.
The successful applicants must apply for payment of the approved grant (by submitting receipt) when work has been completed and in any event before 27th September, 2019.
Payment of the grant will be subject to completion of the approved work in accordance with the conditions outlined above. Payment will generally made by Electronic Funds Transfer to your nominated bank account.