Design Standards for Historic Districts

The Paris Historic Districts have design standards available for reference to assist with  proper planning for  preservation, reconstruction,  restoration, or rehabilitation of a property.   The standards are designed specifically for Paris, and have information that is useful for keeping the character defining features of your property. The Paris Historic Commission use the standards when in review of Certificates of Appropriateness. 

Design Standards in Historic Districts (PDF) Adopted June 11, 2018, ordinance #2018-16

Addendum to Design Standards for Clarification. Adopted 6/11/2018 ordinance #2018-16
Windows Fence Standard for HD-1Treatment of Painted Masonry or Brick

National Parks Service Preservation Briefs these are guidelines on several topics and handy references for restoration or renovation.;