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Certificate of Appropriateness for Rehabilitation or a Certificate of Demolition is required prior to construction, reconstruction, alteration, removal or demolition of any exterior architectural feature of a building or structure designated as a historic landmark, located within a local or national district, or structures 50 years or older where federal funding is involved.

Apply for a Certificate of Appropriateness or a Certificate of Demolition prior to submitting a building permit.

Find out if your property is within a National Historic District by visiting the online Property Search Viewer.

Download the application here:
Certificate of Appropriateness Application

Click the image or hyperlink below to access the Viewer: smithcountymapsite.org

Color-Coded Map

Using the Viewer:

  • Locate and click Property Search on the left side of screen.
  • Use the zoom tool to zoom-in to your property location or click Property Search on right side of Viewer
  • Search by address
  • See search results on the bottom of Viewer Screen
  • Click on the Account hyperlink to zoom-in to your property
  • Click Data layers (next to Property Search)
  • Click Layer Control
  • Scroll about half-way down and check Historical Districts under the City of Tyler heading
  • Redraw map using the Redraw button Circular arrow located on left side of Viewer

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