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Grants and Loans

How much are the grants and what can they be used for?

Description of grants for commercial and residential properties

Resolution 17 Series 2019

What are the details on the loan program?
Description of Loan Program

What is the Grant/Loan Process?*

  1. Applicant first completes Historic Structure Assessment process
  2. Applicant meets with staff – discuss work/determine grant type
  3. Applicant submits the following
  4. Historic Preservation Commission reviews the application at public hearing and makes recommendation to City Council
  5. City Council reviews the application at public hearing
  6. If applying for a loan, a separate Loan Application must be submitted to Funding Partners, the City’s loan administrator, after approval from City Council
  7. Applicant meets with staff to go over next steps and drafts grant agreement
  8. Once grant agreement is signed by mayor, applicant may begin work outlined in grant agreement
  9. Inspections are completed by Building Department as needed / Preservation Planner inspects work for sensitivity to historic structure
  10. Applicant submits contractor invoices to staff
  11. If approved, staff submits pay request to Finance Department
  12. Applicant to repeat steps 9 through 12 until project is complete.

*Grant/Loan process can run concurrently with Landmark and Alteration Certificate.