Parkwood Historic District – Revised Ordinance and Design Guidelines

Thanks to everyone who came out last night to hear an update on the Revised Ordinance and Design Guidelines for the Parkwood Historic District!

Below are the materials from the meeting.  Please take some time to review the Design Guidelines and provide feedback.

Also, below are the key upcoming dates for the Parkwood Historic District.

  • 2/1 – 2/28: Neighborhood feedback  submitted by email to Steve Elmore at
  • 3/5: City of Decatur mails revised ordinance draft to property owners and residents
  • 3/17: Present ordinance and guidelines to the Decatur Historic Commission for approval
  • 4/6: Present ordinance and guidelines to the Decatur City Commission for approval
  • 4/7 – 4/30: Determine interest from the legacy Decatur Parkwood neighbors in joining the Historic District via an email survey

Thanks Again!

Parkwood Historic District Background

Parkwood Historic District Design Guidelines