Per the Horry County Code of Ordinances, Appendix B Zoning, Article XVII, the powers, duties, and responsibilities of the Historic Preservation Commission (HPC) are the following:
The following properties have been designated as landmarks under the County’s ordinance and added to the Horry County Historic Register.
In addition, the following properties in Horry County have been listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Rehabilitating your historic property? The Horry County Special Property Tax Incentive Program offers an assessed property value freeze for 15 years.
All three of the following documents are needed for the initial application of the Special Tax Assessment.
In addition, there are state and federal tax credits available for historic rehabilitation projects. Contact the State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) for more information.
Pays tribute to local businesses that have contributed to the economic heritage of Horry County for more than 50-continuous years. In 2016, the BAR won a Preservation Service Award from the Palmetto Trust for Historic Preservation for the Horry County Legacy Business Recognition Program
The following businesses have been recognized by the BAR as a “Horry County Legacy Business”:
Know a business that has been in operation in Horry County for 50 years or more? Contact us with details!
High school students create local history related videos, telling the story of a building or a site within Horry County. Judged and award prizes by the BAR.
High School Video Contest Application
State-wide program that honors families who have owned and farmed the same land for at least one hundred years. There are currently 18 farms in Horry County that have received this designation.
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