The Planning Department's Preservation staff work to promote the protection, restoration, and preservation of the Town's historical and cultural assets; to encourage a healthy preservation and development climate; and to provide homeowners and Town agencies with historical and technical advice on appropriate restoration procedures.
These objectives are accomplished by completing the following:
Processing Local Historic District, Neighborhood Conservation District and Demolition applications
Working with the Planning Board and Board of Appeals on design review and zoning cases
Offering technical assistance to property owners, developers and town agencies
Participating in the environmental review process when the use of federal or state monies or approval may affect National or State Register property
Updating and adding new building and area inventory forms through survey projects