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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.

Here is a copy of the COA application.



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

or you may drop off your application in person.