(a) Local preservation commissions, in their discretion, may seek the advice of the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources when reviewing applications for Certificates of Appropriateness pursuant to G.S. 160A-400.9. Local preservation commissions shall submit such requests in writing to the HPO, North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources, 4617 MSC, Raleigh, NC 27699, or by email to the HPO's Local Government Coordinator. The Local Government Coordinator's contact information is available at www.hpo.ncdcr.gov/hpostaff.htm. The review will be completed within 30 days of receipt. Comments in response to the request will be conveyed in writing to the commission requesting the review.

(b)           Requests for review of applications for Certificates of Appropriateness shall include a copy of the Certificate of Appropriateness application.

(c)           Local preservation commission decisions regarding Certificates of Appropriateness may be appealed as provided in Rule .0503 of this Section.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 121-8(e); 160A-400.9(d);

Eff. February 1, 1985;

Amended Eff. June 1, 1989;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. July 26, 2015;

Amended Eff. June 1, 2017.