Historic Preservation Ordinances

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Basic Info

Adopting a local preservation ordinance, appointing a preservation commission, and designating historic resources is one of the best ways for a community to protect the historic character of its buildings, neighborhoods, and landmarks from inappropriate alterations, incompatible new construction, as well as outright demolition.

How to Designate a Local District

How does a Preservation Ordinance Work?

The Georgia Historic Preservation Division has identified 11-steps to better understanding historic preservation ordinances and better protecting your community's historic resources.

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