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Review applications to establish a new Historic District in Gorham, establish a new Historic property or establish a new Historic Landmark. Once in receipt of an application, the Commission holds a public hearing and then makes a written recommendation to the Town Council.
Review and issue Historic Preservation Certicates.
Review applications for construction of new residential units in Historic Districts.
Review applications to move or demolish Historic Landmarks listed on the National Register of Historic property.
Advise and educate residents, property owners and officials of Gorham concerning aspects of historic preservation, renovation and reuse of historic structures, buildings, landmarks and sites. The Commission also serves as an advisor to the Town regarding historical and cultural resources.
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Order #9123 voted by the Council 10/04/16.