The Connecticut Trust in partnership with the State Historic Preservation Office/ DECD invites you to attend: “Responsibilities and Limitations of Historic District Commissions.” Get a refresher on rules of procedure, design guidelines, the use of preservation tools such as demolition delay, and the benefits of Certified Local Government status. Both programs are free and open to the public!
Tuesday, June 4, 5-7pm
New London Public Library
63 Huntington Street, New London
Monday, June 17, 5-7pm
Palmer Memorial Hall
523 Route 169, Woodstock
Pre-register for either location by contacting Renée Tribert, at 203-562-6312 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Historic district commissions are are charged with providing guidance to owners who wish to make exterior changes to their historic properties and reviewing those changes for appropriateness. But Commissions have no role to play when homeowners undertake ordinary maintenance or painting that does not involve material change to buildings. Want to go beyond historic district commissions? Empower your community by exploring our page for local preservation leaders.