Downtown Overlay District Promotes Pedestrian Access to Shopping and Entertainment

What exactly is St. Charles’ Downtown Overlay District and what does it mean to businesses here in St. Charles? The Downtown Overlay District was established in a 2006 Zoning Ordinance to identify the type of businesses that should occupy street-level spaces downtown. Simply put, the ordinance reserves ground-floor spaces for businesses that are expected to generate foot… Read More Downtown Overlay District Promotes Pedestrian Access to Shopping and Entertainment

City Partners with Developers of the Quad of St. Charles to Revitalize Mall and East Gateway Shopping District

On May 5, 2014, the City Council approved a Sales Tax Revenue Sharing Agreement with the developer of the Quad of St. Charles. The agreement provides an extra incentive for the developer to make physical changes to the site and recruit tenants. The developer will use its own money to fund the initial improvements to the site and… Read More City Partners with Developers of the Quad of St. Charles to Revitalize Mall and East Gateway Shopping District