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Application for Certificate of Appropriateness

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    Application is hereby made for a Certificate of Appropriateness (COA) and is made subject to the Opelousas Historic District Ordinance, other local ordinances, and state laws which are presently in force or that may be enacted affecting or regulating thereto. The undersigned applicant agrees to these requirements which are a necessary condition for approval of this certificate.

    (Representative should have the authority to commit applicant to make changes that may be suggested or required by OHDC.)

    Are there any other applications relevant to this property and/or the requested modifications pending or contemplated by any other regulations or administrative agency? (required)

    If yes, describe

    PLEASE ATTACH PHOTOS OF PRESENT BUILDING AND STREETSCAPES AS WELL AS DRAWINGS OF PROPOSED CHANGES OR NEW CONSTRUCTION

    Also include the following, if applicable:

    • Site plan
    • Sketch, drawing, elevation
    • Photographs or slides showing property in question—street view

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    YOUR APPLICATION WILL NOT BE COMPLETE WITHOUT THIS INFORMATION.

    Specify all materials and colors used in each exterior modification, to include but not limited to: foundation, walls, doors, windows, trim, gutters/downspouts, roofing, signs, lighting, sidewalk, fencing and others as applicable. Include samples of materials and color charts. (required)

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