Heritage Preservation Policy

Plano will embrace its unique historical character and authenticity by identifying and preserving historic and cultural resources that promote the understanding of the city’s history and enrich the city’s sense of place.

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  1. Actions
  2. Status Details


Implement the City of Plano’s Heritage Preservation Plan and update every five years to serve as the guiding document for the city’s Heritage Preservation Program and related activities.
Recurring and On Track
Conduct a survey to evaluate structures built between 1945 and 1975 to determine potential eligible historic areas.
Review, and amend as necessary, the zoning ordinance for compatibility with the character of the existing historic districts.
Recurring and On Track
Increase compliance actions to meet the adopted heritage district guidelines.
Recurring and On Track
Utilize adopted design standards to guide appropriate infill development within heritage districts.
In Progress
Continue to implement adopted design standards that guide rehabilitation of historic properties with energy efficient or clean energy technology.
In Progress

View a table of all of the Comprehensive Plan's actions here.