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Historic Preservation Commission (HPC)
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.
3rd Monday monthly
City Hall 2nd Floor Training Room
900 Church Street
NUMBER OF MEMBERS: Seven (7) - (one (1) architect; one (1) owner and 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.
Architect - Ward 1
Advocate for Upper Rivermont
Richard C. Morris
Architect - Ward 2
Advocate for Middle Rivermont and Daniel's Hill
Mark C. Little
Advocate for Courthouse Hill and Diamond Hill
Advocate for Lower Rivermont
Christopher McSwain, Vice Chair
Hotel manager - demonstrated interest
Advocate for Diamond Hill
Liaison: Tom Martin, AICP
City Planner & Secretary to the HPC
Community Development Department Director: Kent White
Membership: 1-Architect or an architectural historian, 1-Owner/Resident of a Historic District, 2-Meeting the Professional Standards Qualifications
Note: No more than one appointee shall be engaged in real estate.
Reference: Ordinance #O-86-130 adopted 6-10-86