Historic District Guidelines

Design Review Guidelines

These are the big principals governing repair and alteration of structures in Opelika's Historic District. This is supplemented with either Part 2 - Northside and Geneva Street Design Guidelines (PDF) or "Parts 2A and 2B - Guidelines for the Downtown District (PDF).

View the Overall Design Guidelines (PDF).

Northside & Geneva Street Historic District Guidelines

These are specific Guidelines for construction and improvements to the exterior of structures in the Northside & Geneva Street Residential Historic District Area.

View the Northside Design Guidelines (PDF).

Downtown Guidelines - Rehabilitation and New Construction

These guidelines include specific instructions on the use of materials, doors, windows and storefronts arrangement when considering rehabilitation and construction in the Downtown Historic District.

View specific instructions for Rehabilitation and New Construction Downtown (PDF).