City of Ocean Springs

    CITY OF OCEAN SPRINGS
    HISTORIC PRESERVATION COMMISSION

    CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS APPLICATION (HPC0501)

    ADDRESS: 1014 Porter Ave, Ocean Springs, MS. 39564 PH: (228) 875-4415 FAX: (228) 872-5427


    DIRECTIONS: Read the application thoroughly and provide all information as required. It is recommended that the applicant consult the Planning Department prior to application submittal. The Planning Department must approve any deviation from application requirements prior to application submittal. Upon application submittal, City Officials and HPC Members area authorized to enter property to view proposal unless checked below.

    CITY OFFICIALS AND HPC MEMBERS DO NOT HAVE PERMISSION TO ENTER PROPERTY
    Yes | No

    All work in the Historic District or on Individually Listed Structures must comply with the City of Ocean Springs Historic District Design Guidelines. The Guidelines are available at City Hall and for review at the Ocean Springs Library. This form must be completed in its entirety, with any attachments, before Historic Preservation Commission (HPC) consideration will be scheduled. Incomplete applications can result in project delays.

    The Commission meets the second Thursday of every month, and application are due no later than 4:00 P.M. on the 7th of the previous month.

    APPLICANT MUST ATTEND HEARING

    All Meetings begin at 6:00 p.m. unless otherwise notified

    PLEASE SELECT DISTRICT/LISTING
    BOWEN | INDIAN SPRINGS | LOVER’S LANE | MARBLE SPRINGS | OLD OCEAN SPRINGS
    RAILROAD | SHEARWATER | SULLIVAN-CHARNELY | INDIVIDUAL LISTING

    SUBMITTAL REQUIREMENTS


    Applicant
    Architect | Contractor | Owner | Other




    Property Owner | Same as Applicant | Not the Same as Applicant



    Authorized Agent | Same as Applicant | Not the Same as Applicant



    Please check all that apply


    REQUIRED:

    Describe the project completely in detail. Attach all additional material as needed at the bottom of this form. Please limit repsonses to 250 characters.

    See the checklists within this application for all required attachments for the type of activity being requested.


    (Max 255 Characters)


    DIRECTIONS: Select the descriptions that best represents your request, and use the corresponding list to help ensure a complete application.
    NOTE: Architectural plans and rendering are encouraged; if not available, roughly scaled and dimensional drawings will suffice. Documentation must be provided in a format that can be easily copied for the design process. Architectural drawing, construction details, landscape plans, etc., should be printed on paper no larger than 11” X 17”. HPC is concerned with exterior features. Interior floor plans and features are not necessary.

    NEW CONSTRUCTION, ADDITIONS, EXTENSIVE RENOVATION OR REPAIR

    1. Two sets of scaled drawings, which shall include:

    a. A site plan illustrating location of proposal as well as all other structures on the site, with dimensions, setback distances,
    landscaping, driveways, walkways and protected trees.
    b. A floor plan, with dimensions as it impacts the exterior of the structure.
    c. A drawing with dimensions of all affected exterior elevations
    d. Notes describing exterior materials to be used. (i.e. walls, roof, trim, cornice, windows, doors, etc.).
    e. Detailed drawings or photographs of any decorative architectural details. (i.e. columns, balustrades, modillions, etc.).
    f. Paint samples and plan keyed to location of each color. (Pivotal Structures Only).

    2. Photographs of the subject structure to be worked on, and adjacent property structures.

    a. Subject Property
    b. Adjacent Property Structures

    MINOR RENOVATION OR REPAIR

    1. For work which includes changes to the exterior of existing buildings, the following is required:

    a. Elevations
    b. Floor plans
    c. Photographs of each face of the building to be renovated with details of the areas of the work.

    LANDSCAPING AND SITE IMPROVEMENTS SUCH AS FENCING

    a. Drawing or photograph of the type of fence, wall or gate proposed
    b. Site plan with dimensions, showing placement of any proposed change to the property as it relates to property boundaries and all other buildings or site facilities including protected trees
    c. A description of the materials to be used

    SIGNAGE

    a. Scaled drawing of proposed sign.
    b. Site plan showing location of all structures, protected trees and proposed sign location


    DEMOLITION

    a. Photograph of all sides of the structure to be removed.
    b. Site plan showing location of all structures, fences, calls, walkways, and protected trees
    c. Please provide a sketch showing your intent of the property.

    In considering an application for the demolition of a landmark or resource with a historic district, the following shall be considered:

    1. The individual historical or architectural significance of the resource.
    2. The importance or contribution of the resource to the aesthetics of the district.
    3. The difficulty or impossibility of reproducing such a resource because of its texture, design, material or detail.
    4. The proposed replacement structure and the future utilization of the site.

    EXISTING PAINTING

    1. Period color schemes are encouraged; however, other colors may be acceptable. Submit color samples for:

    a. Main Body
    b. Trim or decorative features
    c. Accent areas, such as lattic


    A sign will be placed in the front yard of the property prior to the HPC meeting to notify surrounding property owners of pending application. If the sign is not returned a $ 25.00 fee will be assessed with the building permit

    NOTE

    * Certificate of Appropriateness (COA) remains in force for two (2) years and may be extended for one (1) additional year. However, if a period of one (1) year passes and no initial construction has occurred, the COA is voided, and a new application must be submitted and approved before work may begin.

    * Certificate of Appropriateness does not relieve the Property Owner from the responsibility of obtaining any other required permits. Building and other permits may be required, even if a COA is not required. For more information contact the Building Department at (228) 875- 6712.


    The information on this application represents an accurate description of the proposed work and the undersigned has omitted nothing which might affect the decision of the Commission. The undersigned hereby certifies that the project described in the application, as detailed by plans and specification attached, will be constructed in exact accordance with aforesaid plans and specifications. It is understood that a Building Permit will be required in addition to the Certificate of Appropriateness. Oath not required, but answer subject to rules of perjury.

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