What work requires a COA?
A COA is required for any proposed changes to building exteriors or sites within a local historic district or a local landmark. Possible proposed changes include new construction and alterations to and restoration of buildings, walls and fences, paving, landscaping, above-ground utilities, lighting, and signage. No COA is required for routine maintenance that results in no change in appearance, design, or materials.Work Requiring a Certificate of Appropriateness.

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1. What is a local historic district?
2. How is a local historic district designated?
3. What is a local historic landmark?
4. How is a local historic landmark designated?
5. What are the benefits of local historic landmark designation?
6. What is the National Register?
7. What are the benefits and responsibilities of National Register listing?
8. What is a Certificate of Appropriateness (COA)?
9. What work requires a COA?
10. How do I know if a property needs a COA?
11. Who reviews COA applications?
12. What about demolition of historic structures?
13. What is demolition by neglect?
14. What are the criteria for establishing a condition of demolition by neglect?
15. What is the process for determining demolition by neglect?
16. What are the outcomes in establishing a condition of demolition by neglect?
17. How do I find the zoning on my property?
18. What is being built on a property near me?