Lawn to Garden Rebate Program
The CCWD Lawn to Garden Rebate Program provides rebates to qualified customers to replace their existing water-thirsty front lawns with water-wise landscaping. The rebate is $1.00 per square foot with a maximum of $1,000 per single family residence and up to $20,000 for commercial, homeowner associations, industrial and institutional properties. The program is not retroactive.
Click on the link below for information on the Lawn to Garden Rebate Program
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Potential Federal Tax on Rebates:
CCWD may be required to issue IRS 1099 tax forms to customers receiving rebates totaling $600 or more in a calendar year starting January 1, 2016.Click HERE for more information
Double Your Rebate! The State of California is also offering a rebate for replacing your Lawn with water-wise landscaping. This is a separate program from CCWD’s rebate and has its own application and rules. Click here for a link to the State Rebate Program
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