What is the role of the Historic Preservation Commission members and staff?
The commission reviews plans for all exterior alterations to buildings in the historic district, including changes or additions to the rear of the property. If the plans are approved, then the applicant may apply for a building permit. The commission also sponsors historic site surveys and publications.

The staff reviews applications and advises the commission on matters related to zoning code and design guidelines. The staff also assists property owners in preparing their applications and administers the Certified Local Government program for the commission.

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1. What is the role of the Historic Preservation Commission members and staff?
2. What is an historic district?
3. How can I find out if my property is in an historic district?
4. What does having a property in an historic district mean for me as a property owner?
5. How do I find reliable contractors to work on my historic property?
6. How can I date my house and its architectural features?
7. What is the National Register of Historic Places and how can I get my property listed on it?
8. Where can I find appropriate hardware and fixtures for my historic house?
9. What funding sources are available for historic preservation?