Tuesday, March 17, 2020 6:30 P.M. (PRE-MEETING AT 6:15 P.M.)
Second Floor, Council Chambers, City Hall, 43 Broadway
CALL TO ORDER
II. ROLL CALL AND DETERMINATION OF QUORUM
III. APPROVAL OF MINUTES
February 18, 2020
V. ACTION ITEMS
VI. CONTINUED APPLICATIONS
VII. NEW APPLICATIONS
VIII. NEW BUSINESS
Requests for COAs are reviewed by the HDC at a public hearing. If a project is deemed appropriate, the HDC grants the COA.
HDC review includes an assessment of the overall effect of any proposed alterations, constructions, relocations, removals or demolitions upon the character-defining exterior architectural features, historic value, and significance of landmarks or districts in which the subject property is located.
A Certificate of Appropriateness (COA) is the Historic District Commission (HDC) document attesting that specified work has been approved by the HDC.
A COA is required before most exterior work can begin, before a building permit can be issued, and before any variance of development standards, land use variance, or rezoning can be granted.
Activities that do not require a COA:
Examples of activities that require HDC approval (by issuance of a COA) prior to undertaking any work:
The Historic District Commission features 9 members appointed by the City Council to three-year staggered terms.
Meetings are held the third Tuesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. in City Hall.
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