The Design Committee has these objectives:

Physical Enhancements

  • Provide guidelines and technical assistance for rehabilitation
  • Provide guidelines and technical assistance for infill and new construction
  • Design a public rain garden and produce stormwater management educational media
  • Review zoning and propose changes as needed
  • Address dangerous intersections
  • Operate a Facade Program to address minor home repairs

Interested in volunteering with the Design committee? Sign up here!

Design Guidelines for renovations and new construction in the Union Gardens neighborhood

Maintaining Your Historic Home: A Practical Guide for Homeowners (1.3 MB PDF) by Delaware County Planning Department Historic Preservation Section (2009)

To learn more or share your Design ideas, contact the Elm Street Manager at 610.745.4013 or