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Posted on: September 17, 2021

City offers a virtual public workshop and webinar on architectural and demolition guidelines review

part 2 of public workshop series for architectural and demolition guidelines review

Online survey available for the public to offer input, results to be discussed at the workshop

The National Alliance of Preservation Commissions (NAPC) has partnered with the City of St. Augustine to hold a virtual Preservation Forum: Part 2 on Tuesday, September 28at 5:30pm, as a follow-up to the Design Guidelines workshop, held on September 11, 2021. This event will feature a presentation on Public Outreach, the content of which is part of NAPC's Commission Assistance and Mentoring Program (CAMP®).  CAMP is led by qualified preservation professionals in support of NAPC's mission to “build strong local preservation programs through education, advocacy, and training.” The goal of CAMP is to provide high-quality, engaging and informative training to preservation-related boards and commissions of all types through presentations, hands-on exercises, group discussions, networking, and mentoring. Trainers include commissioners, local, state and national staff members, attorneys, consultants and commission partners. City Staff will also be available to talk about current ordinance proposals regarding partial demolition and design review outside the local Historic Preservation (HP) districts. There will be opportunities throughout the presentation to ask questions; however, the public is invited to submit questions ahead of time to

In addition, the St. Augustine Design Guidelines Survey, Part II is available for public comment here.  The September 28 workshop will include a review of the results of this survey, which was developed and administered by NAPC CAMP Trainers, Adrienne Burke and Kate Singleton in coordination with the City of St. Augustine. 

Join the virtual workshop via zoom here. The Meeting ID is 880 9056 7258 and the Passcode is 565816. Attendees are also able to dial in by location. Find the local number here.

For those unable to make the workshop or who have additional questions, Jenny Wolfe, Historic Preservation Officer for the City, will host a webinar on Thursday, September 30 at 5:30pm. She will discuss the proposed changes to a portion of the City's demolition ordinance, relating to applications for partial demolition of buildings 50 years or older, including design review for areas outside the HP zoning districts. Join the webinar via zoom here

To review the architectural and design guidelines updates, visit For more information, contact Jenny Wolfe, Historic Preservation Officer, at 904.209.4326 or via email at Media inquiries may be directed to Melissa Wissel, Communications Director, at 904.293.3307 or via email at

Please note that one or more members of the City Commission or its appointed boards or committees may attend this meeting and participate, however they may not engage in a discussion or debate amongst themselves on any issue that will likely come before their respective elected or appointed body.

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