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Historic Preservation Frequently Asked Questions

This section contains frequently asked questions about historic preservation in the City of San Diego. Information is provided on topics including the Historical Resources Board, retaining a historical consultant, how a property becomes historical, appealing a historical designation, applying for the Mills Act for potential property tax reductions and other benefits, historical surveys and historical districts, fixing up a historical site, and altering or demolishing a building that is over 45 years in age. Scroll down to view all topics, and click on the appropriate link to view answers to these frequently asked questions.


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