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Posted on: August 25, 2015

95th & Baseline traffic lane alignment / 95th & Arapahoe signal timing

The McStain developer, in coordination with CDOT and Lafayette Public Works, will be implementing signage and striping modifications in the northbound traffic lanes at 95th and Baseline within the next 2 weeks. A unique... Read on...

Posted on: August 26, 2015

Apply for a Lafayette Green Business Award by October 16

Green Business 2015

The City of Lafayette’s Energy Sustainability Advisory Committee (LESAC) has launched its fourth annual Green Business Recognition Program to distinguish businesses taking steps towards sustainability and provide an... LEARN MORE...

Posted on: August 20, 2015

Hot temperatures may impact area water taste

water glass

Recently some Lafayette residents have noticed a distinctive difference in drinking water taste and smell. With a prolonged string of high temperatures, the water temperature in reservoirs has raised to the point where... Read on...

Posted on: August 21, 2015

Apply for a $500 historic building improvement grant by September 8

HPB grant program

The Lafayette Historic Preservation Board (HPB) is offering a competitive grant of up to $500 for a historic building improvement project that meets various criteria. Apply by September 8, 2015. Applications will be... Read on...

DOWNLOAD the 2015 application...
Posted on: August 20, 2015

LESAC to host “Art + Energy” booth at Art Night Out

Dream Lafayette

Visit the Lafayette Energy Sustainability Advisory Committee (LESAC) booth at Art Night Out and dream, write, or draw your ideas – from down to Earth to high in the sky - for a sustainable Lafayette.

While visiting the... Read on...

Posted on: August 11, 2015

The Lafayette Hoot project comes home to roost at City Hall

Lafayette Hoot Project

In 2003, the City of Lafayette launched a collaborative public art project involving businesses, Front Range artists, and teens from the Youth Advisory Board. Hundreds of hours were spent creating thirteen 4-1/2 foot barn... Read on...

Posted on: June 12, 2015

Mosquito Season is here - Stay Informed

fight the bite

The 2015 mosquito season on the Front Range is in full swing and the City of Lafayette would like to keep its residents informed.

With that, we have created a new section on the City's website dedicated to mosquitoes... Read on...

City of Lafayette - Mosquitoes & West Nile Virus
Posted on: June 16, 2015

Special energy incentives available for Lafayette residents


Special incentives for energy efficiency upgrades are now available to residents in Lafayette. A $100 limited-time bonus rebate, as well as efficient LED lighting or programmable thermostats, are being offered on a... Read on...

Posted on: August 5, 2015

Book Release Party with author Ingrid Law; Sept. 1, 6-8 pm


The Lafayette Public Library invites you to the official book release party for Switch, the new children's fiction book by Lafayette author Ingrid Law.

Switch continues the journey of the extraordinary Beaumont family,... Read on...

More Details about the book and the party!
Posted on: June 23, 2015

Starting July 1, New Lower Fines for Early Literacy Books and Kits

Early Lit

We want all the children of Lafayette to be ready for school and reading!

Beginning July 1, the late fee for Early Literacy Materials is 5¢ per item, per day.

Early Literacy Materials are intended for use by very... Read on...

Lafayette Public Library
Posted on: April 30, 2015

Off-leash pet policy in Lafayette

Off Leash Wildlife Feeding Sign

Dogs that are taken for a walk or are off their own property must be on a leash. The City of Lafayette’s ordinance requires that animals be under physical control (on a leash or in a pet carrier) at all times when off of... Read on...

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Posted on: April 22, 2015

A reminder regarding Lafayette's permanent water conservation guidelines

hand watering

Now that Spring is here with lawns, gardens and sprinkler systems being prepared for the growing season, the City would like to remind residents of the permanent water conservation ordinance guidelines that are in effect... Read on...

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Posted on: May 1, 2015

New residential development update – Simpson Old Town

Simpson Old Town

Construction is expected begin on the Simpson Old Town project, a redevelopment of the former Sister Carmen Community Center site on East Simpson Street, in May 2015. The plans for the mixed-use development, located at the... Read on...

View SIMPSON OLD TOWN site and building plans...
Posted on: May 7, 2015

Lafayette ranked 6th safest Colorado city

City of Lafayette Colorado

When deciding where to live, safety is a top priority. ValuePenguin analyzed the most recent FBI Crime Report to determine the safety of cities in Colorado and separated these cities into three population categories: small... Read on...

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Posted on: April 28, 2015

Lafayette named Tree City USA for 21st year

Tree City USA

The City of Lafayette was named a 2015 Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation in honor of its commitment to effective urban forest management. This is the 21st year Lafayette has earned the national designation... Read on...

Suggested Front Range tree and shrub list....
Posted on: April 23, 2015

New residential development update - Trails at Coal Creek

Trails at Coal Creek map

Construction has begun on the Trails at Coal Creek subdivision located west of Highway 287 and South Public Drive, on the north and south sides of Coal Creek. The plan was presented to the Lafayette Planning Commission in... Read on...

View a map of the Trails at Coal Creek....

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