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Wisconsin Historical Society

Guide or Instruction

Chapter 7: Preservation Commission Processes

Table of Contents

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  • Page 1: Due Process in Public Preservation Hearings
    Commissions should apply due process standards to all their proceedings and decisions to ensure fair and equitable treatment for all parties.
  • Page 2: Defensible Decision-Making for Preservation Commissions
    If a commission uses a reasonable and fair due process and follows legal policies and procedures, its decision-making record should be defensible in the case of an appeal or court battle.
  • Page 3: Appeals Process and Enforcement
    Each commission should establish procedures for appeals to its decisions and for enforcing its decisions, including the consequences of not complying with a commission's ruling.