Albemarle County Historic Preservation Committee

 

Demolition Subcommittee

Action Plan, March 16, 2005

 

Priority Recommendation No. 5: In the event that demolition of a significant historic resource must occur, thoroughly document the resource prior to demolition. Also encourage documentation prior to major adaptive reuse or renovation whenever possible.

 

Members

Volunteer Members: Jamie Gibson (Chair), Jennifer Hallock, Bill Johnson, Steven Meeks, Louis Nelson, Rob Wilson.

 

Tasks

Member(s)

Date

Funding

 

 

 

 

Research other localitiesí methods for tracking demolitions.

Steve, Jennifer

June 05

$0

 

 

 

 

Establish procedures for contacting owners of significant historic resources scheduled for demolition and for proceeding with recordation.

Julie

Ongoing

$0

 

 

 

 

Establish a building recordation team.

Lewis, Jennifer

September 05

 

  • Assemble tools for recordation (digital camera, incidental tools/materials)

 

 

$200

  • Train committee members in building recordation

 

 

 

  • Use Preservation Piedmont Form or develop our own form and basic recordation format

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Maintain an updated list of significant historic resources demolished in the County.         

Jennifer, Julie

Ongoing

$0

 

 

 

 

Develop a revised demolition permit and review process for proposal to Board of Supervisors.

Jamie

July 05

$0

 

 

 

 

Research sales of historic properties that are not being reported in the MLS.

Rob

June 05

$0

 

 

 

 

Investigate the possibility of pre-emptive recordation i.e. asking current owners of historic structures for permission to record potentially threatened buildings.

Bill

August 05

$0

 

 

 

 

Assemble package for out of town property buyers or architects expressing our concerns and offering our assistance.

Rob

October 05

$200

 

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