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Posted Notice for HPRB Cases

Applicants for project review by the Historic Preservation Review Board (HPRB) are required to give public notice by posting a placard or placards on the property as directed.

Begin the process at the Permit Center, Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs (DCRA), 1100 4th Street SW, 2nd Floor, Desk 10.

Step 1: Obtain Notice Placards

After submitting an application for HPRB review, Historic Preservation Office staff will provide the applicant or agent with a completed placard(s) for posting. Historic Preservation Office staff will mail a copy of the completed placard to abutting and confronting properties, and to the affected Advisory Neighborhood Commission. 

Step 2: Post the Notice Placards

Post the placard(s) on the property no later than five days after filing the application. Placard(s) must be in plain view of the public, at each street frontage on the property that is subject to review, and on the front of each building on the property that is subject to review.

Step 3: Submit Certification of Notice

Complete the Notice Requirements for HPRB form and email an electronic copy to [email protected] or submit a copy or original by mail to the Historic Preservation Office. Maintain the notice until the HPRB has held its meeting on the application.