Procedure for Applying for a Tax Credit
Find out if your property is historically designated by calling the
Longmont Planning and Development Services Division at 303-651-8330 or email the Planning and Develoment Services
Division. If your property is not designated you must have your property
landmarked prior to applying for the tax credit program.
Apply for preliminary approval by submitting the application form (Part
1), rehabilitation plans, photographs of the property and the application
fee. The check must be made out to the City of Longmont with Certified
Local Government (CLG) Historic Tax Credit Application Fee written in the
DO NOT begin work until you have received preliminary approval.
Upon receiving preliminary approval, begin work.
Complete work within 24 months of the date preliminary approval was
Within 60 days of completion of work, submit application for approval
of completed work along with photographs and any additional
fees to the appropriate reviewing entity, City of Longmont or Colorado
Historical Society (CHS).
The CLG or CHS verifies that: the completed work conforms to approved
plans; the completed work was done in the appropriate period of time; and
that the completed work preserves and maintains the historic qualities of
The Historic Preservation Commission will issue a verification form
which is retained by the taxpayer.
Taxpayer submits verification form with tax return being filed for
the year in which the work is completed.