News

City News

Posted on: March 29, 2021

Historic Preservation Board Building Improvement Grant

Historic Preservation grant

The Lafayette Historic Preservation Board is offering competitive grants of up to $2,000 for a building improvement project on older buildings in Lafayette.  Deadline to apply for the Building Improvement Grant is May 14, 2021.

 To be eligible, buildings must be at least 50 years old and within Lafayette city limits, and improvement projects must meet one or more of the following criteria:  

  • Help extend the life of the building
  • Keep historic materials to the extent possible, and if not, use identical or similar materials
  • Remove non-historic features or materials to expose historic ones

Projects can be structural or cosmetic.  Commercial buildings, houses, churches, and outbuildings are eligible.  Examples include, but are not limited to, foundation repair, window or door repair, weather sealing, painting, chimney repair, gutters, roof repair/replacements, reconstruction of historical architectural features, restoration using historical materials.  All required building permits must be obtained.

View examples of past projects here.

Additional Info...
Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in City News

Shop local

Shop local Lafayette

Posted on: April 7, 2021
Boulder County Public Health

COVID-19 vaccine information

Posted on: January 21, 2021
Ride Free Lafayette

Ride Free Lafayette

Posted on: July 22, 2020
Designated Curbside Pickup Zones

Designated curbside pickup zones

Posted on: January 11, 2021
COVID-19

COVID-19 - Coronavirus Information

Posted on: October 25, 2020
Resolution 2016-96

Equal protection under the law

Posted on: February 24, 2017