Join the Historic Preservation Board


The Historic Preservation Board advises the City Council in matters relating to historically significant structures and properties in the community. The board organizes walking tours, promotes local history, and develops architectural surveys. The Board reviews and refers nominations for historic landmark designation to the City Council and promotes historic preservation.


  • The seven members serve four-year terms. There are two alternate positions.
  • Meetings are held on the first Monday of the month at 6:30 pm in the Council Chambers at City Hall. 

Desired Qualifications or Interests

Candidates should have a genuine interest in Lafayette and professional and personal experience in one or more of the following areas: architecture, history, historic preservation, archaeology, planning, anthropology, building trades, real estate or law; however, lack of professional experience should not deter citizens from applying.

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Contact Staff Liaison

For more information, contact Greg Thompson, Senior Planner (phone: 303-661-1265).

  1. Requirements & Duties
    • Resident of Lafayette for at least 12 months (prior to appointment)
    • Registered voter
    • Attend scheduled meetings
    • May be required to attend other meetings or volunteer at special events to promote work of the committee.
  1. About the Process
    The City of Lafayette posts candidate applications (with personal information redacted) online after the deadline for a position has passed. Full applications and supplemental documents (such as resumes) are available from the City Clerk according to the Colorado Open Records Act.
    View redacted applications for recently closed positions (as available)