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VILLAGE OF PALMYRA PRESERVATION COMMISSION ARCHITECTURAL GUIDELINES
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The Palmyra Preservation Commission's Architectural Design Guidelines are available in printed form at the Palmyra Village Hall. Or you may view and/or print each section here. To view and/or print each section, click the SECTION link to open a .pdf version of the document.

ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN GUIDELINES
TABLE OF CONTENTS

SECTION 1 - Purpose of Design Standards

          Introduction
          Why Design Standards

          Using the Standards

 

SECTION 2 - Village History and Architecture

          Historic Overview

          Architectural Styles

                   Federal

                   Greek Revival

                   Gothic Revival

                   Italianate

                   Second Empire

                   Folk Victorian

                   Richardsonian Romanesque

                   Queen Anne

                   Colonial Revival

                   Foursquare

                   Craftsman

                   Tudor Revival
 

SECTION 3 Historic Design Principles

          General Principles of Historic Design

          New Construction

          Design Considerations for Additions

          Alterations

          Demolition

          Relocation

         

SECTION 4 Process and Procedures

          Introduction

          What is the Historic Preservation Commission?

          Initial Actions for the Applicant

          Application Procedures and Requirements

          Application Process

         

SECTION 5 Rehabilitation Standards Historic Buildings

          Introduction

          Windows & Shutters

          Doors

          Garage Doors

          Siding and Exterior Walls

          Architectural Trim

          Porches and Decks

          Roofing

          Chimneys

          Foundations

          Garages and Barns

          Modern Amenities

          Fencing

          Paint and Color

          Post-War Houses

                   Minimal Traditional

                   Ranch

                   Cape Cod

                   Split Level

                   Post-War Colonial Revival

                   Custom Built Houses

                   Small Tract Development

                   Late 20th Century Ranch

                   Late Modern

                   Snout House (Contemporary)

                   Neo-Traditional

                   Individual Custom Houses

                   Design Standards for Small Tract and Custom Houses

 

SECTION 6 Business District Standards

          Introduction

          Signs

          Sign Design Considerations

          Recommended for Lawn or Ground Signs

          Storefronts

          Repairs and Rehabilitation for Storefronts

          Awnings

          Refuse and Mechanical Equipment Enclosures

          Lighting

          Handicap Accessibility
 

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