Design Review and Preservation Board- City Ordinance
Current Membership - Meeting Schedule - Agendas - Minutes - City Ordinance
The Middletown Code of Ordinances, Chapter 26-10
Middletown Design Review and
shall be an advisory board known as the Design Review and Preservation Board,
which shall consist of nine (9) members. Of the members appointed, three (3)
shall serve until June 30, 1996; three
(3) shall serve until June 30, 1997; and three shall serve until June 30, 1998.
Thereafter, appointments shall be for a term of three (3) years.
shall include membership from the Greater Middletown Preservation Trust, the
Middletown Special Services district or comparable agency, and the public at
Its membership should include expertise in architecture, planning,
historic preservation and urban design. The Board shall create guidelines
for; and, when requested, shall review designs for exterior rehabilitation or
new construction in business zones, including signage; and advise the Planning
and Zoning Commission and the Redevelopment Agency regarding their
The Board shall be the recipient and keeper of historic
easements held by the City.
It shall further, provide a forum for, and advise
the Economic Development Committee on the demolition of any structure in the
historic districts, or any structure listed in Middletown's Historic Resources
Inventory, the National or State Registers of Historic Places, or the Inventory
of Historic Engineering and Industrial Sites.
The Board shall also perform such
duties as are required and permitted of a municipal preservation board by the
General Statutes and shall make recommendations to the Mayor and Common Council
concerning any issue related to the Preservation of architectural and
historically significant artifacts, buildings and streetscapes."