What is a Brownfield?
According to the EPA, a brownfield is any real property, the expansion, redevelopment, or reuse of which may be complicated by the presence or potential presence of a hazardous substance, pollutant, or contaminant. In short, a brownfield is real estate that may have environmental issues.
What sort of assistance is available?
The City of Lewisville was awarded $400,000 in funds from the EPA to help pay for Phase I and Phase II Environmental Site Assessments. These funds can also assist with asbestos investigation and clean up planning, helping further potential property transactions or development plans. The City of Lewisville has placed a high priority on redevelopment, focusing its Economic Incentive Policy on promoting redevelopment. This applies to brownfields properties throughout the community.
What does this mean to me?
As a property owner or potential purchaser, the City can pay for environmental investigation on certain properties at no cost to you. To get the process started download the application now or contact 972.219.3455
Search the Database
The City has conducted research to establish an inventory of potential brownfields sites. Click the link below to search a database of sites. Please remember that a property’s inclusion in this database does not mean that it is contaminated.