What is the Historic Preservation Program?
An information sheet released in April 2003 that describes Truckee's past historic preservation efforts and the components of the Historic Preservation Program considered and adopted by the Council in June 2003.
Historic Preservation Advisory Commission
A citizens advisory commission that assists and advises the Council and Town staff on historic preservation matters. The Commission also makes reviews and makes recommendations on historic design review applications.
Historic Design Guidelines
These design guidelines apply to properties in the Historic Preservation Overlay District in the Downtown area. They apply to new buildings and structures, modifications to existing buildings and structures, historic buildings, and other site features. The Historic Design Guidelines are part of the Development Code and Downtown Specific Plan.
Historic Design Review Process
The Development Code contains other historic preservation regulations addressing historic buildings and new development in the Downtown area. These include:
Chapter 18.20 - Historic Preservation Overlay District
Chapter 18.26 - Historic Preservation Design Guidelines
Chapter 18.77 - Historic Design Review
Chapter 18.82 - Historic Variances
Chapter 18.83 - Demolition Review
Historic Resources Inventory Summary Table
Do you have a property in the Downtown area and want to know if it was surveyed and if it is designated as an historic building? The survey record for each property is available at the Community Development Department, Planning Division. Please contact the Planning Division at (530) 582-2937 for further information.