What Local Historic District DOES NOT do: · Does not regulate paint colors · Does not require repairs or renovations to be made · Does not increase taxes beyond normal increases for the City or County · Does not prevent additions · Does not prevent non-contributing homes from being demolished · Does not require use of historic materials or historic building methods · Does not require that you open you home to the public · Does not restrict routine maintenance of properties
What Local Historic District DOES do: · Recognizes that Oakhurst has a distinctive historic character important to the overall character of the City of Decatur · Encourages creative and compatible development with historic areas · Requires that a Certificate of Appropriateness be obtained for exterior changes to contributing properties, demolition of buildings, and new construction. · Applies only to major renovations to the exterior of your home. Interior renovations are not restricted.

Friday, April 6, 2007

Meeting April 11, 2007 6:30pm -8:00pm

There is a meeting scheduled for April 11, 2007 from 6:30pm to 8:00pm at the Solarium. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the design guidelines for Oakhurst Historic District. Please post questions or e-mail questions you have on this subject to preserveoakhurst@gmail.com if you are unable to attend.