Downtown Business Owner Resources
Downtown business owners are the heart of our community and are eligible for certain Downtown initiatives and programs. Below is information on a number of these.
COVID-19 Business Resources
Safety, resilience, and support are key to helping our Downtown businesses service. Click here to view an in depth page of COVID-19 resources for your business.
Rules for Public Spaces (new!)
The LDDA developed Rules for Public Spaces for businesses and event organizers to follow when requesting to use a Downtown public space such as a breezeway, plaza, parking lot, etc. If interested in using a public space in Downtown, contact the LDDA at (303) 651-8484.
Clean & Safe Program
Best Practices for Safety and Transient Activity: view Information and TIPS sheet to help you work through safety or transient activity situations. Best Practices was a collaboration with the Longmont Police Department, HOPE and OUR Center.
Downtown Maintenance: view Who to Call map.
Trespassing Affidavit: gives the Police authority to cite or arrest an individual that is trespassing on your property when you are not on the premise.
People Experiencing Homelessness: View Boulder County's website for details. View City of Longmont's Community Resources Brochure.
Homeless Outreach Organizations
HOPE / Our Center
CPTED (Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design): Longmont Police can provide a complimentary assessment of your property and/or business. Call (303) 651-8501 to request.
The Longmont Police Department's Angel Initiative Program: helping people suffering with addiction seek recovery, and connecting them with treatment programs, facilities and employment.
Clean & Green
The Downtown Clean and Green is held in the spring each year. We recruit volunteers to help perform cleanup projects throughout the district. We encourage businesses to participate in a cleanup project around their property. If you see something that needs attention, please e-mail Del Rae Heiser.
Dates to Remember
LDDA Board Meetings: 4th Wednesday of the month at 4:15 p.m. (320 Main St.)
Business Owner Meetings: 8:30 -10 a.m., 2nd Wed. in March and September (320 Main St., unless otherwise stated)
Events: view our Creative District site for current info.
Traffic/Road Closures for Events and Construction
Visit our [Traffic and Road Closure] page
Business Snapshot for Website Directory
Please be sure we have a current Business Snapshot on file for your business and send us your logo. Check your business listing on our site. If you need to make changes to your listing, please email us. Download business snapshot form.
Block Captain Program
Block Captains are business or property owners, or managers/employees who volunteer to meet with the LDDA and communicate on a regular basis with other businesses on their block. They meet monthly to brainstorm, discuss current and future Downtown happenings, and share questions and concerns. To learn more about being a Block Captain, please email Del Rae Heiser.
Marketing Program Initiatives
As we try to increase the outreach and awareness of Downtown Longmont, we need your help!
Business Updates: Please send us your good news or business updates so that we can include them in our Facebook posts and online newsletters! It is simple to do. Send us any business updates or good news to Emelie Torres.
Calendar of Events: There is a calendar of EVERYTHING happening in Downtown Longmont on our web site. PLEASE be sure to add your events!
Second Fridays: The Downtown Longmont Creative District will continue to focus on 2nd Fridays and promote the event as an evening of art, food, shopping, entertainment, and fun! Thanks to the support of the Downtown Longmont Creative District, Colorado Creative Industries, City of Longmont, and the Boettcher Foundation.
Business Improvement Incentives
The LDDA offers business and property owners several programs to support the maintenance and improvement of the historic buildings in our Downtown District. For more information and to download applications, visit our Incentive Programs page.