Historic District Regulations & Certificate of Appropriateness: Litchfield, Connecticut (CT)

The Town of Litchfield Historic District Commission is charged with issuing Certificates of Appropriateness relative to the towns historic district.

A permit is required for construction of new buildings or structures or remodeling or alterations of exterior features of buildings and structures, which may be viewed from a public street, way, or place. This includes, but is not limited to: roads, driveways, parking areas, curbs, sidewalks, fences, walls, dams, bridges, docks, outdoor fireplaces, tennis courts, utility structures, gazebos, swimming pools, lampposts, monuments, statuary, signs, bill posters, primary buildings, accessory buildings, and any other feature of the built environment.

A permit is not required for repairs or replacement in kind, but a letter would be appreciated. If you have any questions relative to whether your proposed activity requires a Certificate of Appropriateness, please do not hesitate to contact us at (860) 354-9346 so that we may assist you. We also offer full service land use permitting where we handle the entire permitting process from beginning to end.

Litchfield Certificate of Appropriateness Application Form

This is the application form to request a Certificate of Appropriateness if your proposed project falls within one of the three Historic Districts.

Litchfield Application Process for Certificate of Appropriateness
This document details the application process that must be followed to apply for a variance or to appeal a decision of the Zoning Enforcement Officer in the Town of Litchfield..

If you have any questions regarding the interpretation of a local land use regulation or application or you are interested in working with us on a project, contact us at (860) 354-9346. We look forward to speaking with you!

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Please note that you should always contact the Town of Litchfield to determine if the Regulations and/or application forms have recently changed.