Is My Property Designated as a Local Historic Property?
Local historic designations include both historic district properties (neighborhoods or groups of properties) and historic landmark properties (individual properties with a high level of historical significance). The designations are mapped on the City’s Durham Maps
application. Instructions for determining whether a specific property is designated historic
What if My Property is Designated as a Local Historic Property?
If the property in question is designated as a local historic landmark or is located with a local historic district, then modifications to the property (building or site) will require a Certificate of Appropriateness
(COA) prior to pulling other related permits and beginning work.
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