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Stockyards Historic District

Historic districts are areas where many buildings considered important to the city's cultural heritage are protected by public review of proposed construction projects.

How are districts created?

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  • Property owners submit designation application or petition to Planning & Development Department. City Council or Historic and Cultural Landmarks Commission also can pass a resolution to initiate designation. City Council adopted a resolution November 2015 initiating a historic district in the Stockyards.
  • Historic & Cultural Landmarks Commission holds public hearing and makes recommendation vote.
  • Zoning Commission holds public hearing and makes recommendation vote.
  • City Council holds public hearing and makes final vote.

Coming Up

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Past Meetings

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Construction review in historic districts

Properties within the historic district, but outside the PD/MU-2 zoning

Type of change Who reviews the change
  • New construction
  • Demolitions
  • Waivers
  • Major alterations to contributing structures visible from the right of way
Historic & Cultural Landmarks Commission (appeals are reviewed by City Council)
  • Alterations to non-contributing structures
  • Alterations not visible from right of way
Staff Review

Properties within the historic district and the PD/MU-2 zoning

Type of change Who reviews the change
  • New construction
  • Additions to existing structures
  1. Historic & Cultural Landmarks Commission
  2. Zoning Commission
  3. City Council
  • Additions to non-contributing structures
  1. Staff Review
  2. Zoning Commission
  3. City Council
  • Alterations with waivers or demolition
  1. Pre-Council briefing
  2. Historic & Cultural Landmarks Commission (appeals are reviewed by City Council)
  • Alterations with no waiver
Staff Review