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Certificate of Appropriateness (COA) Application
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.

Online Submission
If you would like to submit an application online, visit .

To email, send accompanying documentation to

To mail, send accompanying documents to:

Indianapolis Historic Preservation Commission
200 East Washington Street, Suite 1842 CCB
Indianapolis, IN 46204