The City of St. Catharines Flood Alleviation Program (FLAP) provides grants of up to $3,000 to homeowners who have documented recurring sanitary back-ups as a result of sewer surcharging.
When a back-up occurs, the homeowner can call the program co-ordinator, who will review the situation. Each house is reviewed individually to ensure the eligible work will provide the required protection. When the review is completed, the co-ordinator will then advise the homeowner of their eligibility and options.
FLAP consists of a grant to offset the cost of eligible work, which may include:
The maximum allowable amount funded by the City of St. Catharines is $3,000 per home.
Program Document Technician
905.688.5601 ext. 2194
There are circumstances where a property owner can apply for a Cancellation, Reduction or Refund of Property Taxes. These reasons may include, but are not limited to, a change in property class, or a demolition or fire.
For more information, email our Financial Services Department or call 905.688.5601 ext. 1453.