Benefits of Historic Preservation

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Property owners who volunteer to place their property on the Loveland Historic Register open up a world of benefits. As a Certified Local Government (CLG), Loveland's historic landmark properties are eligible for an allocated pool of federal grants and participation in the State and/or Federal tax credit programs. The Historic Preservation Commission also provides design review assistance for owners wishing to make changes or additions to their historic property. Additionally, the Commission presents owners with a Historic Loveland Landmark plaque, generously donated by Home Depot, during the May is Historic Preservation Month Proclomation by City Council.

Other economic benefits available to property owners on the Loveland Historic Register are outlined below:

Loveland Historic Building Permit Fee Waiver

Properties on the Loveland Historic Register are eligible for a waiver of their building permit fees for exterior restoration, preservation, or rehabilitation. Property owners must have an approved Landmark Alteration Certificate before a fee waiver and building permit is issued. Please be sure to check the appropriate box on the submittal checklist in the Landmark Alteration Certificate Application. (Please see the Historic Preservation Building Permit Fee Waiver Policies for more information)

Colorado State Historical Fund

The State Historical Fund assists in a wide variety of preservation projects including restoration and rehabilitation of historic buildings, architectural assessments, archaeological excavations, designation and interpretation of historic places, preservation planning studies, and education and training programs. Grants vary in size, from a few hundred dollars to amounts in excess of $100,000. Grants and Financial Incentives.

Historic Preservation Income Tax Credits

Information about Tax Credits can be found in the following link:

History Colorado Preservation Tax Credits

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