The Main Street/Downtown Development Authority is committed to helping our downtown businesses grow and expand. Below are some services, grants and forms you may find useful:

Michigan Main Street Design Service

Design Service Application

*Wayland Main Street may receive up to three design services per year. Applications are reviewed on a first come – first serve basis.

Wayland Facade Grant Guidelines 2016

Wayland Facade Grant Application

Wayland Sign Program Application

Wayland Redevelopment Liquor License Application


The Wayland Economic Restructuring Committee (WERC) is also here to assist our downtown business and property owners. This group is dedicated to helping you strengthen your business.

WERC Tools

Wayland Process Map 2016

TOP 5 List for Realtors


Market Analysis Snapshot 2015

Market Analysis Study 2012

Available Property Inventory, March 2016

WERC Programs

Spring 2017: Branding Your Small Business
Click here to download a PDF copy of the presentation.

Fall 2016: Marketing Your Small Business

Spring 2016: Getting Your Downtown Building Ready to Sell or Lease

Spring WERC Program Presentation Part I

Spring WERC Program Presentation Part II

Fall 2015: SBDC Writing a Business Plan Training

Spring 2015: ZingTrain Customer Service Training