The Jacksonville Historic Preservation Fund was created through privately-donated financial contributions for the purpose of historic preservation efforts within the City of Jacksonville. If you are interested in participating in the 2021 Preservation Fund Grant Program, click here for the manual for information regarding the program. For the Historic Preservation Fund Grant Application, click here.
The Application Process and Timeline:
The Application Submittal Deadlines are 2:00 pm on Friday, August 20, 2021. All Applications must be submitted to the City of Jacksonville Planning Department no later than 2:00 pm Friday, August 20, 2021. Applications via mail must be postmarked by this same day. If you would like to apply in person, please do so at 206 N Fifth Street, Jacksonville, OR. The office hours for the Planning Department are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 8:30 am to 2:00 pm. The Planning Department is closed on Wednesdays. If you would like to mail in the application, please submit it to the City of Jacksonville, Attn: Planning Department, PO Box 7, Jacksonville, OR 97530
The Application Review/Acceptance will be Wednesday, August 25, 2021. The Historical And Architectural Review Commission (HARC) will review recommendations on all applications for approval or denial during the public hearing on August 25, 2021.
Staff will notify all applicants, in writing, of project acceptance or rejection, by August 27, 2021
Staff will work with award recipients to complete the Award Finalization process of signing the Program Agreement and obtaining applicable planning permits for review. After the relevant review, award recipients are permitted to submit their building permits for review and approval, if applicable.
All projects will have 120 days, as of the Award Finalization date, to complete their project. The Planning Department may grant an extension in some cases but will not give an extension beyond June 1, 2022. Upon completion of construction, the applicant shall submit documentation that the contractor(s) has been paid in full and request a date and time for City staff and a HARC Representative to conduct a Project Completion site visit to check project compliancy and to take photographs. Once there is a successful project completion visit, will the City issue a check for the award amount.