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Historic Landmark Commission

Prepare and periodically revise an inventory of the structures and areas that may be eligible for designation as historic landmarks. Prepare, review and propose amendments to the Historic Landmark Preservation Plan. Review requests to establish or remove a historic designation, make recommendations on the requests to the Land Use Commission, as determined in accordance with Section 25-1-46 (Land Use Commission). Section 2-1-147 of the City Code.

The duties of the Historic Landmark Commission are to:

  • Promote historic preservation activities in Austin
  • Review applications for heritage grant monies
  • Review applications for historic zoning cases
  • Review certificates of appropriateness and tax exemption applications for city landmarks
  • Review sign and building permits in historic districts
Meetings: 
  • Fourth Monday of the month
  • 6 p.m.
  • City Hall, Council Chambers unless otherwise noted in the agenda posting

Meeting Documents:

View Agendas, Approved Minutes and Supporting Documents

2018 Meeting Schedule:

  • January 22, 2018                                            
  • February 26, 2018                                        
  • March 26, 2018                                                 
  • April 23, 2018                                                   
  • May 21, 2018                                                    
  • June 25, 2018                                                         
  • July 23, 2018                                                  
  • August 27, 2018                                           
  • September 24, 2018                                      
  • October 22, 2018                                        
  • November 19, 2018
  • December 3, 2018 - Special Called Work Session                                    
  • December 17, 2018
Staff: 
  • Steve Sadowsky, Historic Preservation Office, 512-974-6454
  • Cara Bertron, Historic Preservation Office, 512-974-1446
  • Andrew Rice, Historic Preservation Office, 512-974-1686
By-laws: 
Annual Reports: