Some level of review is required before exterior changes are made to designated properties. The review process for your project depends on its scale and complexity.
In general, the more significant the changes, the more city staff need to see and approve the project.
For more details, read the Landmark Alteration Certificate Application.
The Historic Preservation program reviews projects as a way of maintaining the character of historic neighborhoods and buildings. Those values are reflected in the review criteria used to make decisions about projects.
The proposed work preserves, enhances, or restores, and does not damage or destroy the exterior architectural features of, the landmark or the subject property within a historic district.
The proposed work does not adversely affect the special character or special historic, architectural, or aesthetic interest or value of the landmark and its site, or the district.
The architectural style, arrangement, texture, color, arrangement of color, and materials used for existing and proposed structures are compatible with the character of the existing landmark and its site or the historic district.
For proposals to demolish a building in a historic district, the proposed new construction to replace the building must meet the requirements of the Historic Preservation Ordinance
- For more details, read the design guidelines.
The Alteration Review Process
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Please note: this chart is only designed to provide a basic idea of the alteration review process. For more details about the process, download the Landmarks Alteration Certificate Application.
Last Updated on Thursday, 14 February 2013 10:14