Historic Designations

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Since 2006, the City of Melbourne has locally designated six (6) historic resources and one (1) historic district (which includes an additional 12 contributing resources). Local designation is the best way to ensure a structure maintains its historic architectural integrity.

Once locally designated, these historic properties must follow the Secretary of the Interior's Standards for Rehabilitation. To ensure that any exterior changes are within keeping of the Standards, a Certificate of Appropriateness (CoA) is required prior to issuance of a building permit and is available at no cost to the applicant. Depending on the type of proposed exterior work, a CoA is either approved by the Historic Preservation Officer or the Historic and Architectural Review Board. If the proposed work is not within keeping of the Standards, a permit will not be issued. Ordinary maintenance not requiring a permit is not required to obtain a CoA.

The historic resources in Melbourne include the primary structures located at:

Map of Historic Resources
Table of Historic Resources

To apply for Local Historic Designation Contact the Community Development Department at or call (321) 608-7500.

To apply for a Certificate of Appropriateness, contact the Community Development Department at or call (321) 608-7500.


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