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Historic Zoning Commission


The Historic Zoning Commission promotes the identification, evaluation, rehabilitation, adaptive reuse, and restoration of the Town's historic, architectural and archaeological resources through the enforcement of the Historic District Overlay.  It is the purpose of the Historic District Overlay to provide for the protection and enhancement of resources which represent  distinctive and significant elements of Nolensville's history and identity and insure the harmonious and orderly integration of new development within these historic resources.  

The Historic Zoning Commission calendar can be found here. The Historic Zoning Commission reviews ANY proposed exterior alterations within the Historic District Overlay for compliance with Section 2.2.8 of the Nolensville Zoning Ordinance.  Any exterior work requiring a building permit, as well as other items, such as:
  • alteration/repair of existing building(s) or structures that require a Building Permit
  • new construction or addition to primary or accessory buildings
  • relocation
  • demolition of some or all of existing primary/accessory buildings or structures
  • signs and awnings
  • fences and walls
  • window replacement
  • siding (not routine maintenance or replacement in-kind) and 
  • roofing (not routine maintenance or replacement in-kind

Certificates of Appropriateness are required prior to most exterior alterations within the Historic District Overlay.  For a step by step explanation of the process and application click here.  The location of the Historic Zoning  District is shown on the Zoning Map.   

ACTIVITIES THAT DO NOT REQUIRE A CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS

The Historic Zoning Commission is composed of a minimum of five members and a maximum of nine members, appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the Board of Commissioners. 


 ROLE  NAME TERM LENGTH APPOINTED TERM EXPIRATION
  Charles Beauregard 2 Years October 5, 2020 October 5, 2022
  Michael Edwards 1 Year October 5, 2020 October 5, 2021
  Gene Henke 2 Years April 1, 2021 October 5, 2022
  Josh Hughes 3 Years October 5, 2020 October 5, 2023
  Zeph Isom 3 Years October 5, 2020 October 5, 2023
  EJ Kerr 1 Year October 5, 2020 October 5, 2021
  Melissa Leigh      
  Amanda Relyea 3 years April 1, 2021 October 5, 2023



The Commission meets as needed on the last Thursday of each month at 3:00 P.M. in the Town Hall Board Room. 

If you are interested in applying to serve on a Town Board, Committee, or Commission, please fill out this application and email it to the Town Recorder.
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  • Application to Appear before the Historic Zoning Commission
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  • Zoning Map
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  • Historic District Design Standards
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  • Commission Meeting Dates and Submittal Due Dates
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  • Historic District Concept Plan and Funding
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