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File #: HPB Resolution 08-2021    Name:
Type: HPB Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 9/10/2021 In control: Historical Preservation Board
On agenda: 9/20/2021 Final action: 9/20/2021
Title: A resolution of the historical preservation board of the City of Littleton, Colorado, recommending council approval of Chapter 8 - Historic Preservation and sections of Chapter 9 - Administration pertaining to historic preservation as written in the Unified Land Use Code
Attachments: 1. 1. HPB Resolution No. 08-2021, 2. 2. Chapter 8 - Historical Preservation, 3. 3. Chapter 9 - Administration, 4. 4. ULUC HPB Code Sections - Summary, 5. 5. Presentation
Agenda Date: 09/20/2021

Subject:
Title
A resolution of the historical preservation board of the City of Littleton, Colorado, recommending council approval of Chapter 8 - Historic Preservation and sections of Chapter 9 - Administration pertaining to historic preservation as written in the Unified Land Use Code
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Prepared By:
Kathleen Osher, Community Services Director

PURPOSE:
To consider a resolution for the recommendation of approval of Chapter 8 - Historic Preservation and those regulations of Chapter 9 - Administration, pertaining to historic preservation included in the Unified Land Use Code (ULUC).

PRESENTATIONS:
Staff Presenter(s): Andrea Mimnaugh, Senior Planner
Jennifer Henninger, Community Development Director

SUMMARY:
After four years of community input through the Envision Littleton process, the ULUC is under consideration for adoption. The historical preservation board (HPB) will consider a recommendation of approval of the historic preservation code that is included in the ULUC.

The city started historic preservation in earnest with a rudimentary historic preservation code in 1973. A major overhaul of that code was adopted in 2001 with minor changes in 2012 and 2016. Over the last five years, support for streamlining and modernizing the historic preservation code has been growing and is now a priority for the city.

The historic preservation regulations contained in the ULUC will introduce a new structure and adopt a methodology for historic preservation that is clear, simple, consistent with state guidelines, and focuses on preserving Littleton's heritage.

PRIOR ACTIONS OR DISCUSSIONS:
Envision Littleton was developed to be a multi-year and multi-milestone commitment to planning for the next 20 years of the city. The top priority identified in the comprehensive plan is to update the city's regulatory framework and transition to a ULUC. The ULUC kicked off during the February 10, 2020 community event hosted at Town Hall Arts...

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