Downtown Development Resources

Downtown Property Maintenance Code and Vacant Structure Registration Ordinances

Click Here to view the Downtown Property Maintenance Code, Ordinance No. 01-2021
Click Here to view the Vacant Structure Registry for Greater Downtown, Ordinance No. 02-2021

Resource information & Updates

Grant Funds Available

The 4B Sales Tax Corporation (STC) Board of Directors recently approved Downtown Incentive Grant Guidelines for improvements to downtown businesses. The grant is a 50% matching, $12,500 maximum award from the 4B Sales Tax Corporation STC. If a project application meets the guidelines, the grant can be administratively approved by City staff.


Grant requests that do not meet these guidelines may be considered on a case by case basis by the 4B Board of Directors. For more information please call 940-761-7451. Grant Guidelines and Application Detailed Eligibility Area Map 


Learn more about the City's recommendations on incentives for commercial/retail development in the downtown Wichita Falls area through the Downtown Development Incentives Report. The report considers the implementation of the City’s adopted Vision 20/20 Plan and provides an update to a reports entitled “Local Development Incentives Options” prepared for the Wichita Falls City Council in July.

Downtown Funding Possibilities - 2017