A Certificate of Appropriateness (COA) is an approval granted by the Historic and Landmarks Preservation Board for exterior modificaitons to a property within a locally designated historic district.
Complete applications are due 30 days prior to the next HLPB meeting date. Complete applications should be emailed or 1 color hard copy delivered to the Planning Office. A complete application includes COA form + fee, photos, renderings, profiles, manufacturer cut sheets, product details or materail samples, existing and historic photos, etc. as applicable to the proposed project. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.
COA APPLICATION SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS
- Determine if the property is located in a locally designated historic district. If 'YES,' continue to #2. If 'NO,' contact the Building Department (914-734-4140).
Map of Local Downtown Historic District
- Does the anticipated work include any alteration in appearance of any exterior feature of a building, or site in a locally designated historic district or locally designated landmark?
If 'YES,' continue below to ‘Application Instructions.’ If 'NO,' contact the Building Department (914-734-4140).
- Review the instruction set related to the proposed project (e.g. signage).
- Review the 'HLPB Visual Reference Guide' below in 'Reference Documents'
APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS - Review the following document for information regarding application materials, submission requirements, and fees. Application Instructions
Review the below documents for reference and recommendations on plan & drawing submission requirements.