What is the designation process?
  1. Meet with a Preservation Planner to determine if the property meets the minimum requirements for designation.
  2. The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Historic Landmarks Commission (HLC) Survey Committee meets and directs the Preservation Planner  to conduct/not conduct the required survey and research report on the property in question.
  3. The Preservation Planner presents a Designation Report to the HLC. The HLC conducts a public hearing and votes on a designation recommendation.
  4. The Preservation Planner presents the Designation Report and HLC findings to the Cornelius Historic Preservation Committee (HPC). The HPC makes a recommendation to the Town Board.
  5. The Town Board conducts a public hearing to determine final designation status.

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1. Can my property be designated for historic landmark status?
2. What is the benefit of historic designation?
3. What is the designation process?
4. Once designated, can I make any changes?
5. Can I demolish an historic landmark?