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.

Tuesday, April 10, 2007

When do you hope/anticipate the designation to take place?

It is hard to say how long the remaining process will take or predict whether or not the district will be approved along the process. Much depends on continued public support. I estimate 60-90 days.


Anonymous said...

When and where are the required official public hearings scheduled to take place?

Facilitator said...

This comment has been added as a new post. Please see this earlier post for the answer. Thanks.