Historic Preservation Commission
Updated 3/9/20: Proposed Architectural Design Guidelines
Buena Vista Historic Preservation Commission Releases Updated Draft of Architectural Design Guidelines for Historic East Main for Final Public Comment
The Buena Vista Historic Preservation Commission has released the updated Draft of Proposed Architectural Design Guidelines (ADG) for Historic East Main. This most recent version of the Draft ADG is intended for immediate public review to solicit public comments ahead of consideration for formal adoption by the Buena Vista Board of Trustees (BoT). Following this final period for public comment, the Draft ADG will be presented to the Trustees for their final review and potential adoption. Public Comment is encouraged and welcome via email to BVHPCADG@gmail.com or in person at a final public meeting on the Draft ADG to be held at the BV Community Center at 6pm on March 26th.
Update: The March 26 meeting has been cancelled. We will post another update when it is rescheduled.
The Historic Preservation Commission is now taking applications to nominate properties for 'Local Landmark' status!
Are you aware of a property within Buena Vista town limits that deserves designation as a Local Landmark? If so, the Historic Preservation Commission is interested in hearing from you!
Please read about the Nomination Process (PDF), and download any of the following forms you need.
- Local Landmark Nomination Form (PDF)
- Certificate of Appropriateness (no demolition materials) (PDF)
- Certificate of Appropriateness (with demolition materials) (PDF)
- Certificate of Recognition Nomination Form (PDF)
- Appeals Form (PDF)
If you have questions about the significance of the landmark designation or the application process, please email the Commission Chair. Thank you!
The Town of Buena Vista is a Certified Local Government (CLG), certified in 2016. Get more information about CLG communities online.