Environmental Review Checklist for HUD Funded Projects Page | 4
City of Duluth, Planning & Development Division Updated August 26, 2020
Historic Woodwork, and #37: Appropriate Methods for Reducing Lead-Paint Hazards in Historic
☐ Roofing. Repair or in-kind replacement of roof cladding materials and sheeting, flashing,
gutters, soffits, and downspouts with no change in roof pitch or configuration. Installation of
new roofing or reflective roof coatings on a flat-roofed building with a parapet, such that the
roofing material is not visible from any public right-of-way.
☐ Mechanical systems. Placement and installation of exterior HVAC mechanical units and vents
not on the front elevation.
☐ Basement bulkhead doors. Replacement or repair of basement bulkhead doors and
installation of basement bulkhead doors not on the front elevation.
☐ Mothballing. Securing or mothballing a property by boarding over window and door
openings, making temporary roof repairs, and/or ventilating the building in accordance with
National Park Service Preservation Brief 31: Mothballing Historic Buildings.
☐ Accessibility Ramps. Graded ground paths that provide access to a building, repair of existing
ramps, and installation of temporary ramps that do not irreversibly impact porches or railings.
☐ Foundations. Below-grade repair of brick or stone foundations that does not include
applying weatherproofing or sealers, and repairs to all other types of foundations.
☐ Attic Vents. Repair or in-kind replacement of historic attic vents in original openings or
installation of new attic vents painted to match gable
☐ Seismic and structural repairs. Seismic and structural repairs of buildings and parking
facilities, provided that there is no substantial earth moving, such as new footings, foundation-
trenching or excavation.
☐ Chimney liners. Repair or in-kind replacement of chimney liners provided that the work does
not affect the exterior of the chimney.
☐ Mechanical systems. Installation, replacement or repair of plumbing, HVAC systems and
units, hot water heaters, furnaces, electrical wiring and fire protection systems, provided no
structural alterations are involved. Included are bathroom improvements for handicapped
access, provided the work is contained within the existing restroom walls.
☐ Surfaces. Repair or in-kind replacement of interior surface treatment, such as floors, walls,
ceilings, plaster and woodwork. If covering historic features, such as wood floors, then carpet or
sheet goods (linoleum or vinyl) shall be installed in a reversible manner, either through tackin
r with an underlayment so historic floors shall not be irreversibly damaged.
☐ Insulation. Insulation projects provided that exterior cladding materials are not altered by
☐ Radiant Barriers. Installation of radiant barriers in unoccupied attic spaces.
☐ Asbestos abatement. Abatement or control of asbestos that does not involve removal or alteration
of interior features.
☐ Floors and stairs. Repair and in-kind replacement of floors and stairs, replacement of
carpets, and installation or repair of concrete basement floor in an existing basement.
☐ Bath and kitchen fixtures. Repair or replacement of bathroom and kitchen equipment and
☐ Accessibility. Modification of a bathroom for handicapped access within the walls of the
existing bathroom. Installation of wedges and removal of thresholds to facilitate access through