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Yes, you still need to follow the same HDC submission procedures.
Submission requirements have not changed with the exception of the following:
All New Business applications must have a 10 Day Waiver and the entire submission, including the checklist and the 10 Day Waiver MUST be scanned to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please drop off your HDC submission with payment at 2 Fairgrounds Road. There is a temporary drop box located out front. Staff will sign you up for the next available meeting.
If your application item is placed on an upcoming agenda, Cathy Flynn will e-mail directions about Zoom participation to the agent listed on the application form. Contact Cathy Flynn with questions at email@example.com or 508-325-7587 extension 7027.
Important reminder: Applications for HDC will be reviewed and placed on an agenda at the discretion of the Chairman based on the complexity of the application. Meaning, more complex applications will not be immediately scheduled due to logistical issues with the current meeting format. In addition, any HDC applications that require review from the Preservation Planner that fall within the Old Historic District (OHD) or the Sconset Old Historic District (SOHD) which are determined to require additional review by either the Historic Structures Advisory Board (HSAB) or Sconset Advisory Board (SAB), will be set aside until the governor as lifted the Stay at Home Order and public meeting can reconvene.
Staff has created an Old Business Checklist: https://www.nantucket-ma.gov/283/Historic-District-Commission. Please adhere to the Old Business submission requirements on the checklist. The checklist MUST BE completed, signed and emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org along with all the relative documents requested by the Commission for review. Place your Old Business submission, with the completed checklist, in the drop box at 2 Fairgrounds Road. Staff will sign you up.
A copy of the minutes MUST BE included with your Old Business submission (both email and paper document). It is part of the Old Business Checklist requirement. Failure to do so will result in a delay in hearing your application.
Staff has created a Staff Approval Checklist: https://www.nantucket-ma.gov/283/Historic-District-Commission. Please follow the Staff Approval submission requirements on the checklist. The checklist MUST BE completed, signed and emailed email@example.com along with all the relative documents requested by the Commission for approval. Place your Staff Approval submission, with the completed checklist, in the drop box at 2 Fairgrounds Road.
Click here to locate checklists: https://www.nantucket-ma.gov/283/Historic-District-CommissionThe General Checklist is also printed on the back of the application. Paper copies available at 2 Fairgrounds Road. NEW Scope of Work Checklists available on the HDC web page. Paper copies are available at 2 Fairgrounds Road.
All supporting documents and pictures MUST be included with your HDC submission. Please refrain from sending any additional documents after the deadline date. If you decide to screen share any additional information during the meeting, please ensure that Staff receives a copy. Any documentation presented at an Historic District Commission meeting is considered a legal document and MUST BE submitted to Staff for the record.
The HDC Meeting schedule can be found of the HDC webpage: https://www.nantucket-ma.gov/283/Historic-District-Commission. Until further notice, all HDC meetings will be held via Zoom. Deadlines for New and Old Business submissions have changed, temporarily. New Business deadlines are TUESDAY AT NOON, OLD BUSINESS WEDNESDAY AT NOON: https://nantucket-ma.gov/DocumentCenter/View/36335/HDC-Virtual-Meeting-Schedule-for-June-2020-PDF (with the exception of Holidays, when the town offices are closed, deadlines will be different).
It is strongly recommended to sign up for alerts on the Town of Nantucket website: https://www.nantucket-ma.gov/list.aspx?Mode=Subscribe#newsFlash.
Sign applications are available at 2 Fairgrounds Road. The Sign Checklist is available online and in paper form at 2 Fairgrounds. Please follow the procedure for submitting a New Business Application (refer #2 on this document). Please call 508-325-7587 for further information.
The Sign Advisory Council started meeting via Zoom on 6/23/20. They meet every Tuesday at 9:00am. Participants will receive Zoom and meeting instructions. The link to the meeting will be posted on the Sign agenda. This will be a recorded meeting and is accessible 24 hours by clicking an additional link on the agenda. Participants are strongly urged to attend.
The Sconset Advisory Board (SAB) and the Historic Structures Advisory Board (HSAB) will be meeting weekly on Zoom, beginning Monday 6/29/20. The SAB is scheduled to meet at Monday’s at 11:00 am and the HSAB is scheduled to meet Monday’s at 1:00 pm. The link to the meeting will be posted on their respective agendas. This will be a recorded meeting and is accessible 24 hours by clicking an additional link on the agenda.
Pay attention to the meeting schedules. If your application is to be reviewed, Staff will notify applicants via email. A link to the agenda, Zoom instructions and a link to the meeting will be included a day or two prior to the meeting.
Once the minutes have been posted on the Town of Nantucket, please allow staff 3-5 days to process your COA. COA’s are filed by the meeting date so pay close attention to which meeting you are signing up for.Please call 508-325-7587 to arrange pickup.
Currently the PLUS office is open by appointment only. Please reach out to the Administrative Specialist team at 508-325-7587 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you are looking for information from a building and/or HDC file and are unable to make an appointment, feel free to call or email your requests.