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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 17. Libraries And Cultural Resources
Agency 5. Board of Historic Resources
Chapter 30. Evaluation Criteria and Procedures for Designations by the Board of Historic Resources
3/1/2024

17VAC5-30-60. Boundaries for historic properties.

Boundaries for a historic district, property, building, structure, object, or site are selected to encompass, but not to exceed, the full extent of the significant resources or land area making up the resources. The area should be large enough to include all historic features of the property, but should not include "buffer zones" or acreage not directly contributing to the significance of the property. The following features are to be used to mark the boundaries, as they reflect the resources: (i) legally recorded boundary lines; or (ii) natural topographic features such as ridges, valleys, rivers, and forests; or (iii) man-made features such as stone walls, hedgerows, the curblines of highways, streets, and roads; or (iv) areas of new construction.

Statutory Authority

§ 10.1-2205 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR390-01-03 § 3.3, eff. February 9, 1994.

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