Paint Program

City of Battle Creek Paint Voucher Program


Residential property owners (Property must be located within the City of Battle Creek)

Photos demonstrating painting need

Persons may not apply more than 1 time per calendar year

Eligible colors include: Sandy Beach, Slate, Petoskey Stone, Beach Grass, Kalkaska Sand, and White

Available Colors


  • Available in the Code & Inspections Office
  • Applications must include photos of all peeling surfaces

Paint Program Application

Paint Voucher Issuance

  • Applications will be reviewed weekly
  • Applicants will be notified by phone and in writing of the approval / denial
  • If awarded, applicants must schedule a day and time to come to the Code & Inspections Office to do the following:
  • Sign the grant award acceptance letter
  • Watch an online “How to” video
  • Receive paint voucher that will include 1 paint kit


Paint Voucher Redemption

  • Paint voucher MUST be redeemed by appointment only at the following (appointments are scheduled by City staff):
  • E-Paint Recycling 551 W. Michigan Avenue
  • Saturday’s 10 am – 12 pm or Monday’s 2 pm – 4 pm

Completion of the Project

  • Owners are required to complete the painting and contact the City to schedule a project completion inspection within 60 days of receiving paint.
  • If the painting and inspection is not completed within the established timeframe, the property owner will be invoiced the full amount of the painting materials payable to the City of Battle Creek.