Step 1: Determine your property's landmark status
Use the Historic Landmarks and Districts map to check if your property is a designated landmark or in a historic district. If it is, your project may be subject to design review.
Step 2: Determine whether your project requires design review
The type of construction work you are doing determines whether you must undergo design review before you begin. The following projects are subject to design review. Click the buttons for project specific information.
If you are unsure as to whether your project must undergo design review, please contact Landmark Preservation staff.
Step 3: Determine which design guidelines apply to your project
The guidelines that apply depend on the location of your property. The Design Guidelines page outlines which guidelines apply in which areas of the city.
Step 4: Submit your application or pre-application review request (if applicable).
The following projects require pre-application review, which may include meeting with Landmark Preservation staff:
For all other projects, click on the corresponding box above for the project-specific design review application and information on required application materials.
Once your application has been received, staff will sort your project into one of two tracks. If review by the Landmark Preservation Commission or the Lower Downtown Design Review Commission is necessary, you may need to submit additional materials.
LEGAL DISCLAIMER: The information on this page should not be used as a substitute for codes and regulations. The applicant is responsible for compliance with all code and rule requirements, whether or not described in this page.