Historic Preservation Commission

There will be no meeting on Sat. August 12th.  The next meeting for the Historic Preservation Commission will be Saturday, Sept. 9th.  Thank you.

Tim Hunt – Co-Chair
Anthony DiGuiseppe – Co-Chair

Town of Marbletown
P.O. Box 217
Stone Ridge , NY 12484

Historic Preservation Commission meetings are open to the public. They are held on the second Saturday of the month, 9:30 AM, at the Rondout Municipal Center, 1925 Lucas Ave., Cottekill, NY 12419. Contact Marian McCorkle, 687-0220, for further information.

Commissioners

Tim Hunt – Co-Chair
Anthony DiGuiseppe – Co-Chair
Marian McCorkle-Beckerman – Vice Chair
Claudine Brenner – Secretary
Harry Hansen
Brook Garrett
Bent Thomsen
Susan Sprachman

Doug Adams – Ex Officio

Associates

Kathy Shulz

Landmark Designation Application Process

Designation of Landmarks or Historic Districts of the Marbletown Heritage Preservation Law permits any individual or organization to initiate a request for the designation of a property in Marbletown as a landmark, or a group of properties in Marbletown as an historic district.

summary of the Marbletown Heritage Preservation Law is available for those interested in designating a property. If pursuing designation, it is advisable to read the complete description of the Law available under Town Code, Chapter 128.

To begin the application process, please complete the Preliminary Designation Application and submit it to the Town Clerk. The Commission will review the application at its scheduled meeting. If accepted, you will be required to submit a completed  Marbletown Landmark Application with a $50 application fee. Should your Landmark Application be accepted, the Commission will set a hearing date, notify you, and publish notice of hearing in the Kingston Daily Freeman.

For help in completing the Marbletown Landmark Designation Application, please refer to the instructions provided in the National Register Bulletin.

Before the Code Enforcement Officer can issue a building permit to the owner of a landmarked property, an must be submitted to the Historic Preservation Commission for review. If accepted, the Commission will issue an Application for a Certificate of Appropriateness to the owner for submission to the Building Department so that the project can move forward under the standard code enforcement procedures.

The Marbletown Historic Preservation Commission is comprised of members whose qualifications are outlined in the Qualifications for Historic Preservation Commission Members. Marbletown welcomes residents that are interested to apply.

For information regarding tax credits available to landmarked properties in Marbletown, please see the Rehabilitation Tax Credit Programs  information.

 

Recommended Resources

http://www.hrvh.org

http://www.nps.gov/history/nr/publications

http://nysparks.state.ny.us/shpo/

http://www.preservenys.org/preserve-new-york.html

 

Tips For Repairing Your Old House

10 Common Blunders, Historic Preservation magazine, October 1984

8 Common Mistakes In Restoring Houses, Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities, technical leaflet

Marbletown HPC Publications

2013 Historic House Tour program  2013MarbletownHouseTour

Explore The Historic Town of Marbletown

Local Historic Landmarks