Applications & Handouts

Building Applications
Planning and Zoning Applications
Projects that involve a Public Hearing or Meeting process before the Plan Commission or City Council. Please contact the Community Development Department Planning and Zoning Division for assistance with projects that require these applications. Staff will inform you of when these applications are required.

Grant Programs


  • Downtown Improvement Grant Program Application and Handout (PDF) - The Downtown Improvement Grant is a program that is designed to encourage reinvestment in the downtown and encourage new entertainment, restaurant, retail and residential uses in the downtown area. This is an on-going matching grant program, reimbursing up to 50% of actual improvement costs to a maximum of $25,000. The program is funded by the City's Tax Increment Finance Districts. The program is managed by the Economic Development Department.  
  • Downtown Signage Assistance Program Application and Handout (PDF) - This program, newly established for 2014 provides a grant of up to 50% up to $1,000 for sign design, fabrication and installation costs for new signs in the Downtown Historic District and a Tax Increment Finance District. The program is managed by the Economic Development Department.  This program was established by Resolution 13-144R (PDF).
  • Facade Improvement Program Application and Handout (PDF) - The facade improvement program is in place to assist in the improvement of buildings located in both the Downtown Historic District and the Tax Increment Finance District. This package includes the rules and application requirements for participating in this yearly program. The program is managed by the Economic Development Department.

License Applications 


  • Bodywork Establishment License Application (PDF)  - A license is required to establish and maintain a Bodywork establishment in the City.  Applications are submitted to the Community Development Department.  Applicants will need to contact the Batavia Police Department for certain requirements of this application.  

Plumbing

Right of Way Permit Applications (ROW Permits)


The following permit applications are tailored for the different types of right of way projects and include information pertinent to each project type.