Town of Woodbury, CT
Litchfield County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town of Woodbury 4-7-1969 (Ch. 8, Art. V, of the Town Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
In all other matters in case of inability to act because of absence, sickness or self-interest on the part of a member of the Historic District Commission, his place shall be taken by an alternate member designated by the Chairman.
Within 30 days from the first of January of each year, the members of the Historic District Commission shall elect a Chairman, Vice-Chairman and Clerk from its own members. Alternate members shall not participate in any election of officers of the Commission.
The Historic District Commission shall adopt rules of procedure not inconsistent with the provisions of the statutes of the state and may, subject to appropriation, employ clerical or technical assistants or consultants and may accept money gifts and expend the same for such purposes.
The Historic District Commission shall have such powers and shall perform such functions and shall be subject to such limitations as shall from time to time be provided by the General Statutes of the state.
In order to promote the educational, cultural, economic and general welfare of the public through the preservation and protection of buildings, places and districts of historic interest by the maintenance of such as landmarks in the history of architecture of the Town, state or nation, and through the development of appropriate settings for such buildings, places and districts, there are hereby established two historic districts in the Town, to be known as "Woodbury Historic District No. 1" and "Woodbury Historic District No. 2."
A. 
Historic District No. 1 shall be situated in the center of the Town and located on both sides of Main Street, also known as U.S. Route #6, and its boundaries are hereby fixed and defined as follows: On the easterly side of Main Street, it commences with the Bull property at the intersection of the highway known as Old Sherman Hill Road and extends northerly to the southerly boundary of land which the Town of Woodbury has contracted to sell to Regional School District No. 14. On the westerly side of Main Street, the district begins with the Davis property at the intersection of Pomperaug Avenue and extends northerly to and including the Stewart property at the intersection of Flanders Road. Also included are the following streets, running from Main Street, names (1) Hollow Road and Sycamore Road to the Pomperaug River; (2) Judson Avenue to the Pomperaug River; (3) School Street; (4) Orenaug Road and Park Road up to Orenaug Park; (5) Pleasant Street to and including the Merriman property. Both sides of all of said streets are included to a depth of 200 feet from the highway lines. Said district includes a total of approximately four miles of highways, of which two miles are along the Main Street or U.S. Route #6, and two miles are along the side streets above mentioned. All of the foregoing area included in Historic District No. 1 is shown on a map delineating the area involved, which map is incorporated herein by reference and is to be kept on file by the Historic District Commission.
B. 
Historic District No. 2 shall be situated in the southerly part of the Town and is located on both sides of Main Street, also known as U.S. Route #6, and its boundaries are hereby fixed and defined as follows: Commencing at the Southbury Town line and extending northerly approximately one mile on the easterly side of Main Street to and including the White property, and on the westerly side of Main Street to and including the Bacon property. Said District No. 2 includes the land on both sides of said street to a depth of 200 feet from the highway lines. All of the foregoing area included in Historic District No. 2 is shown on a map delineating the area involved, which map is incorporated herein by reference and is to be kept on file by the Historic District Commission.