The City of Chicago encourages all applicants to submit streamlined 6(b) property tax incentive applications and/or environmental reimbursement grant applications along with all associated documents required for each application by 5:00 PM, Friday, May 31, 2019 to allow sufficient time for review and processing. Applicants should submit complete applications and required documentation (e.g. site plans, project budgets, receipts, economic disclosures, etc.) before May 31, 2019 to allow the City sufficient time to evaluate and respond to applications before these pilot programs expire on August 1, 2019.
All applications remain subject to review by the City, in its discretion. Any applications still pending after this date will not be approved.
The City of Chicago and Cook County created the Industrial Growth Zones program to make industrial development faster, simpler, and easier.
Property owners, developers, and industrial businesses located in the Zones are eligible for benefits.
PROPERTY OWNERS CAN:
BUSINESSES AND DEVELOPERS CAN:
Industrial Growth Zones help property owners prepare their site for development
Assistance for enrolled sites includes
Businesses & Developers
Industrial Growth Zones help industrial businesses and developers identify the best suited sites for development, expedite permitting, and get access to potential financial assistance.
Specific assistance for projects in Growth Zones may include
Request Concierge Service for a project
Interested property owners, developers, and industrial businesses:
If you're an eligible property owner:
If you're an eligible business or developer:
If your site is enrolled, or your project is registered, and you're eligible for reimbursement:
The City of Chicago & Cook County would like to sincerely thank the Civic Consulting Alliance, the Zeno Group, and World Business Chicago for their invaluable contribution of time and energy toward the creation of this program.