Why heritage preservation?
  • Enhancement of the aesthetic quality of the community
  • Guidance of the orderly growth and development of the community
  • Maintenance and enhancement of property values
  • Neighborhood revitalization
  • Reinvestment in and recycling of existing, sometimes abandoned, structures
  • Retention of indigenous character and sense of time and place which provides identity to the community and its residents

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1. Why heritage preservation?
2. Why would I want to own a heritage property?
3. Are there any financial incentives available to owners of designate heritage resources?
4. How does the tax exemption program work?
5. How does owning a heritage resource or property in a district affect me as a property owner?
6. Can I still make changes to my property?
7. How do I apply for a Certificate of Appropriateness?
8. Will I be required to restore my building or make improvements just because I own a heritage resource?
9. Does the City provide any services to help residents with applying for a Certificate of Appropriateness?
10. How do I get more information about the City of Plano’s Heritage Preservation Program?