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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
    3:45 p.m. 
    City Hall 2nd Floor Training Room
    900 Church Street

    Members

    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.

    Kay Butterfield, Chair 
    Owner/Resident - Ward 2
    Advocate for Garland Hill
    Richard C. Morris
    Architect - Ward 2
    Advocate for Middle Rivermont and Daniel's Hill
    Lauren Dianich
    Architect - Ward 1
    Advocate for Upper Rivermont
    James M. Peery, III
    Owner/Resident - Ward 2
    Advocate for Federal Hill
    Mark C. Little
    Ward 1
    Advocate for Courthouse Hill and Diamond Hill
    Shanda Rowe
    Ward 2
    Advocate for Lower Rivermont
    Christopher McSwain, Vice Chair 
    Hotel manager - demonstrated interest
    Advocate for Diamond Hill
     
    As of 12/13/16

    Historic Preservation Commission Roster

    Liaison: Tom Martin, AICP 
                   City Planner & Secretary to the HPC
                  434-455-3909
                   tom.martin@lynchburgva.gov

    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.

    June appointment
    Average: 3 (1 vote)