Design Guidelines

The DDA has adopted restoration guidelines and a downtown color palette to encourage improvements that add to the character and value of the downtown

As a community member of the Main Street program, a National Historic Trust program for downtown revitalization, we follow the Sectretary of the Interiors Standards for Historic Preservation when creating our Design Guidelines and Business Assistance Grant Program.

Sign Guidelines

Restoration Guidelines

Color Guidelines

DDA Color Palette

Secretary of the Interior Standards for Historic Preservation

*We are currently working to create a comprehensive Design Guidelines booklet to assist in creative solutions to downtown design while focusing on good design principles and a respect for the character that is unique to Downtown Clawson.

Please contact Joan Horton, DDA Director, if you have questions regarding guidelines. The DDA director and Design Committee team stand ready to help.