Application Types and Guidance

There are three types of applications for use by different kinds of communities:

Community Application

Municipalities or counties with an elected governing official, or unincorporated communities within their jurisdiction

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Neighborhood Application

Distinct neighborhoods within large cities or city-counties with a population of 200,000 or greater.

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Tribal Application

Tribal communities (federally recognized) with an elected governing official or subdivisions of such tribes.

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Download Sample Preserve America Communities Resolution as a Word Document (.docx)

Streamlined Process for Certified Local Governments

Certified Local Governments (CLGs) are encouraged to apply for Preserve America Community designation and have an expedited process to do so.

Apply for the special designation of becoming a recognized Preserve America community or neighborhood.