Preservation Planning Information about preservation planning. Colorado Certified Local Government Handbook, 1416 (PDF) A handbook that outlines how Colorado implements the Certified Local Government partnership. Application included. Certified Local Government Program Overview, 1416a (PDF) A brief overview of the CLG program. Colorado Preservation 2020 Summary, 1507 (PDF) A summary of the statewide plan for historic preservation. Colorado Preservation 2020 Plan (1508) Colorado’s statewide plan for historic preservation. Building a Defensible Record, 1512 (PDF) Advice to local historic preservation commissions on how to make decisions, frame motions, and keep written records which are defensible in a court of law. Published by the National Center for Preservation Law. If Walls Could Talk: Telling the Story of a Historic Building to Create a Market Edge, 1564 (PDF) Examples showing what private owners and developers are doing to interpret rehabilitated historic buildings, and how they are making money in the process. Preserving Your Community's Heritage Through the Certified Local Governments Program, 1581 (PDF) A booklet illustrating how Certified Local Government grants can be used to fund innovative historic preservation projects. Historic Surplus Property Program: New Uses for Federal Properties, 1611 (PDF) National Park Service brochure explaining how state and local governments can obtain historic buildings once used by the federal government at no cost, and adapt them for new uses.