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XIP Participant Materials#

The following documents are essential components of the Xeriscape Incentive Program for the 2022 planting season. Please read them over and keep them in mind as you work towards completing the program.

If you are pursuing the Native Bonus ($1.00/square foot of area converted to 80% native plants up to 1,000 square feet) additional resources such as the Fort Collins City Plant List, Fort Collins Native Plant List and Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center database can help you determine native origin of a plant. We also encourage you to look into the Garden In A Box native box offerings in the spring.

Design Package Materials#

Rebate Application Materials#

*City of Fort Collins' Ordinance 084, 2003 requires the addition of a soil amendment in areas that are cleared and planned to hold plants and grass. Click here for more details.

**W9 and Tax Information
Payments provided by utilities (including Fort Collins Utilities) to Participants for the purchase or installation of water conservation measures may in some circumstances be considered as (partially) taxable income by the IRS. Participants or their assigns receiving incentive payments totaling $600 or more during a program year and who are not organized as a corporation will receive a 1099-MISC from Fort Collins Utilities in January or February of the subsequent year. Participant, or alternate payment recipient, may wish to consult a tax advisor on this matter.

Did You Know?

Replacing old windows with double-pane, low-e windows, can bring down your Utilities bill.

When it rains and as snow melts, runoff carries pollutants such as oil, antifreeze and gas down storm drains, contaminating our rivers, streams and lakes. Don't drip and drive.

You can clean up your utility bill and save even more money with rebates when you buy an ENERGY STAR® certified washing machine.