Design Review Assistance Program

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Available City-Wide

The City of Dunedin's Economic Development/CRA Department, together with the Planning & Development Department, has designed this program as an incentive to help stimulate development and redevelopment in our City.

Eligible Structures: All City-wide properties are available for this program.

Eligible Activities: Funds can be used for the proposed costs to prepare a conceptual site plan and/or architectural renderings from a professional consultant (Architect, Engineer).

Program Requirements: All applications must be reviewed and approved by the following:

  1. Applications must be reviewed and approved by the Planning & Development Director and the Economic Development/CRA Director.
  2. The property must not have any outstanding liens or Code Enforcement violations.
  3. The Pinellas County Property Appraiser's office must show that property taxes are paid up-to-date.
  4. All work must meet applicable City of Dunedin Code.
  5. All applicable permits must be obtained.

Program Funding: Funds are available on a first-come, first serve basis to program participants. Eligible applicants may receive a reimbursement grant equivalent to fifty percent (50%) of the cost of preparing conceptual site plans and renderings up to a maximum of three thousand dollars ($3,000) with a minimum of five hundred dollars ($500). Use of the property for the following: Life Sciences, Information Technology, Alternative Energy, Business and Financial Services are eligible for up to five thousand $5,000.

Payments: The City of Dunedin's Economic Development/CRA Department will provide funds for this program on a reimbursement basis after receipt of all supporting documentation, including proof of payment for all site plans and architectural renderings. Projects must be approved prior to beginning site plan or rendering to participate in the program.

Design Review Assistance Program Guidelines 

Design Review Assistance Application 

For more program information please contact: 
Lael Giebel at (727)298-2755 or Trevor Davis at (727)298-3201

Applications can be delivered to 737 Louden Avenue, 2nd Floor, Dunedin, FL 34698
or mailed to the Economic Development/CRA Department at PO Box 1348, Dunedin, FL 34697