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Historic Zoning Commission


Metropolitan Code Section 17.40.400
Term - 5 years
9 Members


The Historic Zoning Commission shall review applications calling for the designation of historic overlay districts referring written recommendations to the Metropolitan Council. The Commission shall adopt design guidelines for each historic overlay district and apply those guidelines when considering preservation permit applications. Design guidelines relating to the construction, alteration, addition and repair to, and relocation and demolition of structures and other improvements shall be consistent with the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, as amended. The Commission may consider testimony and evidence material to the type of historic overlay under consideration. In performance of its duties, the Commission and its staff may access the grounds of any land within its jurisdiction to make examinations and surveys or post public notices as required by this zoning code. Solely the associated base zoning district or an approved PUD master development plan shall govern the use of property located within an historic overlay district.

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Meeting Details

Meetings are held on the third Wednesday of the month, 2:00 p.m., at 700 2nd Avenue South, Sonny West Conference Room. Contact the commission staff for more information.


Tim Walker

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