Historic Preservation Ordinances

View of a historic downtown

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?


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Who to contact:

Allison Asbrock, Outreach Program Manager
allison.asbrock@dnr.ga.gov, 770-389-7868