To preserve historic structures and sites and focus growth and redevelopment to infill and other priority locations.
Attempt any of the following options for a maximum of 2 points:
Option 1. Historic Preservation (1 point)
This option is applicable to city with at least one historic building, contributing building in a historic district, or cultural landscape within the city or community boundary. Develop an inventory of building(s) and/or areas within the city that should be considered for preservation and conservation. Include, the historic buildings and/or historic district(s) and cultural landscapes that are outside the city boundary but are impacted by the city development. Do not demolish any historic buildings or contributing buildings in a historic district, or portions thereof, or alter any cultural landscapes as part of the city. An exception is granted only with approval from an appropriate review body. For buildings or landscapes listed locally, approval must be granted by the local historic preservation review board, or equivalent. For buildings or landscapes listed in a state register or in the National Register of Historic Places (or equivalent for cities outside the U.S.), approval must appear in a programmatic agreement with the state historic preservation office or National Park Service (or local equivalent for cities outside the U.S.).
Reference: LEED ND GIB credit Historic Resource Preservation and Adaptive ReuseAND/OR
Option 2. Brownfield remediation (1 point)
Identify the areas within the city or community boundary equivalent to at least 20% of the gross city or community area that are identified as a brownfield and requires remediation. Meet the requirements of Option 1: Brownfield Site, SLL credit Brownfield Remediation of LEED v4 Neighborhood Development to achieve this credit. (Appendix 3)
Reference: LEED ND SLL credit Brownfield RemediationAND/OR
Option 3. Previously Developed sites (1 point)
Identify areas within the city or community boundary that are served by existing water and wastewater infrastructure, are previously developed and are equivalent to at least 20% of the gross city or community area.
Reference: SITES credit 1.5: Redevelop Degraded SitesAND/OR
Option 4. Infill sites (1 point)
Locate the city or community on an infill site.
Reference: LEED ND SLL prerequisite Smart Location
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