Delaware County Design Guidelines

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Delaware County Design Guidelines: A Template for Municipalities

Date Published: 2012

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Abstract: This is meant as a template that can be divided and adapted to fit local needs based on the categories of rehabilitation, streetscape, new construction, and infill. This organization allows the public to choose what types of features are primarily found in the area the guidelines are covering. Delaware County Planning Department encourages the use of all or part of this document to inform municipal approaches to maintaining an area’s historic character. If using any or part of this document, please include a reference to “Delaware County Design Guidelines: A Template for Municipalities” by Delaware County Planning Department.

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