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    Historic Preservation Commission (HPC)

    Purpose

    Protects and preserves the historic areas of the City; reviews requests for erection, reconstruction, alteration or demolition affecting any structure on the Historic Buildings Map or in a Historic District. 

    Meetings

    3rd Monday monthly
    4:00 p.m. 
    City Hall 2nd Floor Training Room
    900 Church Street

    Members

    NUMBER OF MEMBERS:  Seven (7) - one (1) architect or an architectural historian; one (1) owner/resident of property in a historic district that is defined as a neighborhood but excludes single-structure districts; two (2) meeting the Professional Standards Qualifications used by the National Park Service and published in the Code of Federal Regulations, 36 CFR Part 61.  No more than one appointee shall be engaged in buying and selling of or investment in real estate. All members shall have a demonstrated interest, competence and knowledge in historic preservation.

    Elizabeth Doucette
    Ward 2
    Advocate for Courthouse Hill 
    Richard C. Morris
    Architect - Ward 2
    Advocate for Middle Rivermont and Daniel's Hill
    Michael J. Erquiaga
    Ward 2
    Advocate for Garland Hill
    Christopher McSwain, Chair
    Advocate for Diamond Hill
    Shanda Horner
    Ward 2
    Advocate for Lower Rivermont
    Shaun Spencer-Hester
    Ward 2
    Advocate for Upper Rivermont
    Emmett Lifsey
    Architect - Ward 1
    Advocate for Federal Hill and
    Pierce Street
     
    As of  07/01/2019

    Historic Preservation Commission Roster (pending update)

    Liaison: Victoria Glasgow 
                  Planner
                  434-455-3937
                    victoria.glasgow@lynchburgva.gov

    Community Development Department Director: Kent White

    Reference: Ordinance #O-86-130 adopted 6-10-86
                        City Code Sections 35.2-58 and 35.2-100.9 

    June appointment