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.

Thursday, May 3, 2007

MEETING NOTICE 5/9/2007 7pm-8:30pm

There is a community meeting on 5/9/2007 from 7pm-8:30pm regarding the design guidelines. The meeting will be held at the Boys and Girls Club. The agenda is (1) review the intent of the guidelines (2) discuss the specifics of the design guidelines. The design guidelines and intent document are on the website listed on this blog in the title paragraph. Your input is very important. If you are unable to attend the meeting you can send your comments to provost.joy@gmail.com.

While we are moving ahead to focus on the design guidelines we are not leaving anyone behind. There will be opportunities to discuss the guidelines with the HPC in June meetings. Thanks.


Anonymous said...

What other ways are you announcing this meeting? How can people know about it if they don't visit this website or don't use the Internet?