Lafayette Urban Renewal Authority (LURA)

The Lafayette Urban Renewal Authority (LURA) is the public entity to affect revitalization and redevelopment in the downtown area. 

The authority works in partnership with property owners to improve existing structures, bring new commercial and mixed-use development to raw land within the blighted area, and prevent the deterioration of properties within the area.

LURA Old Town Facade Improvement Program, 2022

The Facade Program provides matching grants to make exterior improvements to commercial and residential buildings that will encourage customers to shop, dine and do business within the Old Town Urban Renewal District. Review more on the program's webpage at

LURA Meetings

  • Second Tuesday of each month at 6pm at City Council Chambers, 1290 S. Public Road
  • Workshops are held on an as-needed basis
  1. Agendas & Minutes
  2. Members

Agendas and minutes are available prior to the meetings. Draft minutes and resolutions are also available.

Visit the LURA Listens page and share your input

LURA logo and festival plaza sails
  1. Brigid Keating

    Economic Development Dir. / LURA Executive Dir.