Guidelines Policy Documents
In 2015, the HDRC approved a clarification document for windows which addresses common issues related to window repair, replacement, and products used in new construction. The document includes information about historic wood windows and specific examples as they relate to the Historic Design Guidelines.
In 2017, OHP kicked off a public discussion regarding infill design at the Historic Homeowner Fair Infill Design Workshop.
Read more about Infill Construction
Mission Historic District Design Manual
Adopted by Council on December 13, 2018, the Mission Historic District Design Manual acts as district-specific design guidelines for the Mission Historic District, serves as a consolidated resource for design requirements within District, articulates the unique and character-defining features of the district, and demonstrates best-practices concerning land development in sensitive are.
School of Aerospace Medicine Historic District Design Guidelines
Adopted by Council on October 3, 2013, the School of Aerospace Medicine Design Guidelines recognize the historic importance of the Brooks School of Aerospace Medicine Campus and San Antonio’s legacy in the development of the Man-in-Space Program. They also encourage sensitive development that conforms to the setting of existing buildings, the conservation of historic resources, and investment in the campus. The former Brooks School of Aerospace Medicine is a local historic district.
Downtown Design Guide
The HDRC reviews projects in the Downtown Business District using the Downtown Design Guide. The DDG informs the design of new towers, infill projects, parking structures, and more.