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Planning and Development Services

2401 Market St.
Baytown, TX 77520

Call (281) 420-5394
Fax (281) 420-5380



Building Services Division

Call (281) 420-6537

Inspection Request Phone Line: (281) 420-0435
Fax (281) 837-2418

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The Baytown Downtown Facade Improvement Program promotes economic development and stimulates business in the City through public-private partnerships.  The program offers economic incentives for renovation, restoration, and preservation of privately-owned building exteriors within Downtown Baytown.


To apply for the Downtown Façade Improvement Grant, review the guidelines below and complete the program application.  Attach the following information with your completed Downtown Façade Improvement Grant Application.

  1. Ownership Verification – Provide proof of property ownership, proof of insurance, and a signed statement from each lien holder of the eligible property verifying applicant is current on all indebtedness that does or could, affect the value or ownership of the Eligible Property.

  2. Current Property Taxes – Provide tax statements showing taxes are current.

  3. Termite Inspection Report – Provide a copy of a termite inspection report performed within six (6) months of the Applicant’s submittal.

  4. Asbestos Survey – Provide a copy of an asbestos survey performed within six (6) months of the Applicant’s submittal.

  5. Design Plans – Provide a façade improvement plan and specifications.

  6. Cost Estimate – Provide a cost estimate for the proposed Façade Improvement(s) stamped and sealed by a professional engineer or a registered architect, who is licensed to practice in Texas.

 If you have any questions, please call the Planning and Development Services Department at 281-420-5394.


Related Forms and Documents
Downtown Facade Improvement Grant Application PDF (27k)
Downtown Facade Improvement Guidelines PDF (305k)




Planning and Development Services
2401 Market Street
Baytown, TX 77520

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