Implementation programs and incentives that benefit our residential and/or commercial property owners include:

  • The Mills Act Historic Property Preservation Agreement, an economic incentive program that allows eligible homeowners to enter into a contract with the City for a reduction in property taxes to preserve or restore their historic homes.  To find out if you're eligible, please use the Mills Act Program (PDF) link for additional information.
  • The Historic Register Plaque Program allows homeowners to educate the public, increase public interest in historic properties and promote community pride by displaying a bronze plaque on their building.
  • The Commendation Program, which recognizes outstanding properties;
  • The Tustin Pioneer Program, which  enables community organizations and individuals to honor Tustin Pioneers by providing funding for life-size bronze busts and plaque to be placed in various locations throughout the city.