Why would I want to own a heritage property in Plano?

People who own a heritage property in Plano are;

  • eligible for a partial property tax exemption (based on level of maintenance) 
  • fall under the Uniform Code for Building Conservation when renovations are made 
  • may be officially recognized with plaques as old buildings
  • are physical links to the past
  • give a sense of community and personal identity
  • provide environmental diversity to the city

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1. Why is Heritage Preservation important?
2. Why would I want to own a heritage property in Plano?
3. Are there any financial incentives available to owners of designated heritage resources in Plano?
4. How does the tax exemption program work for designated heritage properties?
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 if it is a heritage property?
7. How do I apply for a Certificate of Appropriateness?
8. Do I need to restore or improve my building because I own a heritage resource?
9. Does Plano help residents apply for a Certificate of Appropriateness?
10. Where is there more information about the City of Plano’s Heritage Preservation Program?