preservation district

preservation district

A zoning district designed to protect areas that are sensitive to change, either because of environmental concerns, historic preservation, or scenic areas. There is usually a heightened degree of government oversight for development or renovation of these areas.

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Landowners must first voluntarily enroll their farm into a 10-year preservation district before they can sell an easement.
TTNA meets regularly to discuss important issues within the community; keeping of the streets, yards and public areas; participation in local charity and public works events; crime & safety and preservation district compliance; and other various items that come up from time to time.
Bradshaw is chairman of the board of the Nampa Chamber of Commerce, commissioner for the Caldwell Historical Preservation District and is active in Delta Delta Delta sorority, the College of Idaho booster club and the Nampa Christian Foundation.
The Olde Towne Preservation District Commission, established in 199, reviews exterior changes to buildings to ensure they are compatible with the character of the downtown business district, parts of its waterfront and surrounding neighborhoods.
Pioneer Square Preservation District (Pioneer Square) in Seattle,
The residential preservation district is designed to provide, or re-create, a neighborhood of residential properties with a priority on family units while removing new group/boarding houses, apartment complexes, fraternity/sorority houses and institutional uses.
Just how did Mendocino get from rip-roaring, 19th-century lumber town to a nationally designated historic preservation district? Find answers at the Kelley House Museum, a trove of Porno baskets, shipwrecked Chinese porcelain, and other curiosities.
"Historic preservation district gives 20 percent tax credit for owner occupants, 40 percent for investors," the listing read.
Gordon and Lorna Kaufman granted the National Architectural Trust (NAT) an easement restricting alterations to the facade of their row house in a Boston historic preservation district. NAT required the Kaufmans to make a cash contribution of approximately 10% of the estimated value of the facade easement to create an endowment for future monitoring and administration.
This article explores the relationship between historic preservation district designation and property values.
The area was designated a historical preservation district in 1976.
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