Certificate of Appropriateness
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Certificate of Appropriateness (COA)
What is a Certificate of Appropriateness?
A Certificate of Appropriateness (COA) is simply a document that you receive from the IHPC stating the specified work has been approved. A Certificate of Appropriateness is required before most exterior work begins, before a building permit can be issued, and before any variance of development standards, land use variance, or rezoning can be granted.
Here is a copy of the COA Application.pdfCOA Application.pdf .  For more information on how to obtain a COA, please see the Certificate of Appropriateness pull-down menu to the left.
 Please be sure to sign and date your COA Application!  
To email, send application and accompanying documentation to IHPC@indy.gov
To mail, send completed application and accompanying documents to:
Indianapolis Historic Preservation Commission
200 East Washington Street, Suite 1842 CCB
Indianapolis, IN 46204