City of Troy

500 West Big Beaver
Troy, MI 48084
Ph: 248.524.3300

Restaurant Relief Program

Phase II – Oakland County Restaurant Relief Program
The Oakland Together Restaurant Relief Grant Program for Cities, Villages and Townships (CVTs) is using $3 million from the county’s General Fund—as approved by Oakland County Executive David Coulter and the Oakland County Board of Commissioners—to support dine-in restaurants, bars and cafes impacted by COVID-19 and the related public health orders. The City of Troy is coordinating with the Troy Chamber of Commerce on this initiative.

Phase II Details
If you are interested in requesting assistance through Phase Two of this program, and you have not already done so, we need to know as soon as possible.  Reimbursement of up to $10,000 per business will be allowed for eligible costs of products, labor, services, and fees incurred from July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2021. Please note that any reimbursements are subject to availability of funding from Oakland County. 

Phase I Results

Phase I of the Oakland County Restaurant Relief Program has been completed. Six Troy restaurants, bars, and cafes participated in Phase I of the Oakland County Restaurant Relief Program. Loaded Dice, Season’s 52, Lolo Potluck, Cucina Labs, Gran Castor, and Sedona Taphouse received a variety of products to enhance the outdoor dining experience.  Products received include igloos/greenhouses, outdoor heaters, disinfectant sprayers, and propane tanks.

What is Eligible for Reimbursement?

Phase Two of the Restaurant Relief Grant Program will provide Cities, Villages and Townships (CVTs) with reimbursement funding that can be used for a broader range of support for dine-in restaurants, bars and cafes: 

Eligible Products for Acquisition and Reimbursement include:
  • Tents
  • Igloos/domes and greenhouses
  • Outdoor propane heaters
  • Propane refill programs
  • Plastic A-frame sidewalk signs (24”’x 36”)
  • Picnic tables, outdoor tables and seating
  • Materials to construct platforms, railings and ramps
  • Materials to construct outdoor seating areas
  • Electrostatic sprayers and disinfectant solution
  • Sanitation stations (fixed and portable)
  • Refill wipes and liquid hand sanitizer for sanitation stations
  • Foot-operated door pulls
  • General Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and supplies
  • Other requested items as determined appropriate by Oakland County
Labor, Services, and Fees Eligible for Reimbursement include:
  • Installation/setup of Igloos/domes and greenhouses
  • Labor to construct platforms, railings and ramps
  • Labor to construct outdoor seating areas
  • Labor to install fixed location sanitation stations
  • Technology related services or fees to upgrade websites and install apps for online ordering or delivery
  • Technology related services or fees to install point of sale systems to minimize employee-customer contact
  • $250 Social District Permit Fee paid by business to the State in cities, villages and townships that have established a Social District under MCL 436.1551
  • Other requested items as determined appropriate by Oakland County
Quantities and reimbursement amounts are limited and subject to change.  Any outdoor seating areas, facility changes and use of products requested must comply with local codes and ordinances and must receive approval from the Troy Building Department and Troy Fire Department prior to installation.

How Do I apply?
Please e-mail the below information to Glenn Lapin, Troy Economic Development Specialist at g.lapin@troymi.gov. For further information, go to oakgov.com/restaurantrelief or call Glenn Lapin at 248.524.3314.

Please include the following information in your email:
  • Name of Contact Person:
  • Troy Business Name:
  • Troy Business Address & Phone Number:
  • Contact Person Phone Number:
  • Contact Person E-Mail Address:
  • Number of Employees:
  • What qualifying items and services you are requesting for reimbursement from the above lists:
  • How much you are requesting for reimbursement for those qualifying items and services:

Thank you for doing business in Troy.