Design Review Process for Historic Landmarks in Local Historic Districts

 
When A Historic Landmark is also located in a Historic District, applicants are hereby advised the Charlotte Mecklenburg Historic Landmarks Commission and the Charlotte Historic Districts Commission are two separate agencies and that each has its own design review responsibilities for historic landmarks that are located in local historic districts in the City of Charlotte.  Applicants are also hereby advised that the usual period for processing Applications for Certificates of Appropriateness for historic landmarks that are located in local historic districts in Charlotte will take a minimum of one and one-half months.
 
 
  1. The Charlotte Mecklenburg Historic Landmarks Commission's Design Review Committee will formulate a recommendation to the Charlotte Mecklenburg Historic Landmarks Commission regarding an application for a Certificate of Appropriateness for the subject property.
  2. The Charlotte Historic Districts Commission may consider the Charlotte Mecklenburg Historic Landmarks Commission's Design Review Committee's recommendation regarding the subject property when the Charlotte Historic District Commission considers the issuance of a Certificate of Appropriateness for the subject property.  Staff of the Charlotte Mecklenburg Historic Landmarks Commission will be available for a presentation at the meeting of the Charlotte Historic Districts when the Charlotte Historic Districts Commission considers the issuance of a Certificate of Apppropriateness for the subject property.
  3. The Charlotte Mecklenburg Historic Landmarks Commission may consider the Charlotte Historic District Commission's action regarding the issuance of a Certificate of Appropriateness for the subject property when the Charlotte Mecklenburg Landmarks Commission considers the issuance of a Certificate of Appropriateness for the subject property.  Staff of the Charlotte Historic District Commission will be available for a presentation of the meeting of the Charlotte Mecklenburg Historic Landmarks Commission when the Charlotte Mecklenburg Historic Landmarks Commission considers the issuance of a Certificate of Appropriateness for the subject property.
  4. As required by State Law, both commissions must issue their respective certificates of appropriateness for the petitioner’s action to be allowed.  

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Historic  Commission