The York County Board of Supervisors is currently seeking applications from county citizens interested in serving on the Historic Yorktown Design Committee (HYDC) to fill future vacancies. Interested citizens can submit applications anytime during the year, but would need to be received by May 1, 2022 for appointment to the current term.
The Committee consists of three (3) voting members, with up to two (2) alternate members, who are appointed by the York County Board of Supervisors. The purpose of the Committee is to review and determine the appropriateness of proposed actions involving properties within the Yorktown Historic District. Members of the HYDC must be residents of York County and residents or property owners from within the Yorktown Historic District. The HYDC is responsible for:
- Administering and overseeing the implementation of the Yorktown Design Guidelines
- Issuing or denying certificates of appropriateness for construction, reconstruction, exterior alteration, demolition, and relocation within the Historic District
- Assisting and advising the Board of Supervisors and property owners in matters involving historically significant sites and buildings or other properties in the Historic District
Length of term for appointees is four (4) years. The HYDC meets monthly as necessary, when applications have been received.
York County citizens interested in applying for future appointment to the HYDC can obtain an application from the County Administrator’s Office at 224 Ballard Street in historic Yorktown or by calling 890-3320. Applications are available online at https://www.yorkcounty.gov/677/Boards-Commissions (select “Board Bank Application”).
For more information about the HYDC, please call the York County Planning Division at 890-3404.