Frequently Asked Questions

Why do we need a Historic Landmark Preservation Commission?

What is the Historic Landmark Preservation Commission?

Why do we need to preserve Historic Landmarks?

What is a local Historic Landmark?

What are the criteria used for Local Landmark Designation?

What are the consequences of Local Landmark Designation?

What is the local property tax deferral for Local Landmarks?

How does the tax deferral work?

What happens to my tax deferral if my property loses its designation?

What is the rationale for the tax deferral?

Can a local Historic Landmark Designation be revoked?

What is a Certificate of Appropriateness?

What is the process used by the commission in Local Landmark Designation?

What is the difference between Local Designation and National Register Listing?

Who serves on the Randolph County Historic Landmark Preservation Commission?

Who provides staff support for the HLPC?