Issuance: Your Certificate of Appropriateness will be processed within 21 days, although most are processed within 7-10 business days. Work can begin once you have your Certificate posted on the front of your property and you have obtained any applicable building permits that are required for the work. Please see the Building Inspection website for a list of work that may require a building permit.
LANDMARK COMMISSION FULL REVIEW
Work that does not qualify for Routine Maintenance and all demolition requests must be reviewed by the Landmark Commission during a public hearing. The Landmark Commission typically meets on the first Monday of each month at 1:00 PM in City Council Chambers (1500 Marilla Street). Staff will communicate the confirmed times and dates for all meetings when your complete application is submitted.
Incomplete applications that do not contain the submittal items listed on the application checklist and/or applications received after the NOON deadline are not accepted!
STEPS FOR LANDMARK COMMISSION REVIEW:
Submittal: Submit your completed application by the deadline, which is typically the first Thursday of the month at Noon. See calendar for the official deadline dates. Incomplete applications are not accepted.
Task Force Meeting: Neighborhood Task Forces consist of residents from the neighborhood, professionals, and architects. Task Force decisions are RECOMMENDATIONS ONLY that are submitted to the Landmark Commission for review with your application. Meetings are typically held the week following the application deadline, and Staff will communicate the confirmed date at the time of your application. You are encouraged, but not required, to attend.
Staff Review: Staff will review your application the week following Task Force meetings. Staff decisions are RECOMMENDATIONS ONLY that are submitted to the Landmark Commission for review with your application. This meeting is not open to the public, but you may be asked to provide additional information after the review is complete.
Public Hearing (FINAL DECISION): The Landmark Commission hearing typically occurs the first Monday of the month following the application submittal date. Staff will communicate the confirmed date to you at the time of your application. You are strongly encouraged to attend this meeting. Landmark Commission decisions made at the public hearing are final, and questions regarding your application may arise during the hearing.
Issuance: Staff will send your final signed Certificate to you 10 days after the date of the Landmark Commission hearing. Work on items that received approval can begin once you have your Certificate posted on the front of your property and you have obtained any applicable building permits that are required for the work. Please see the Building Inspection website for a list of work that may require a building permit.
View application deadlines and Frequently Asked Questions on the Applications and Forms page.