DCA significantly supports artists and cultural projects through two distinct types of arts programs within its Public Art Division, each committed to the creation and/or maintenance of art within the public realm.

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Public Works Improvements Arts Program (PWIAP)

Public Works Improvements Arts Program (PWIAP)

The City mandates that one-percent of the total cost of all construction, improvements, or renovation projects undertaken by the City be set aside for public art projects in compliance with the PWIAP.

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Private Arts Development Fee Program (ADF)

Private Arts Development Fee Program (ADF)

The City requires that each owner of a private development project, valued at $500,000 or more, pay an arts fee based on the square footage of the building or one-percent of the project’s Building and Safety permit valuation, whichever is lower.

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