Historic Preservation Public Hearings

Upcoming Historic Preservation Public Hearings:

None at this time

Past Historic Preservation Public Hearings:

Appeal of the decision of the Historic Preservation Commission (HPC) to deny of a Certificate of Appropriateness (COA) at 210/212 Harrison Street - March 14, 2023

On Tuesday, March 14, 2023, at 7:30 p.m., in the first floor Council Chamber of City Hall, the Lynchburg City Council held a public hearing regarding the petition of Chris Carlson to appeal the decision of the HPC to deny a COA to allow the replacement of windows with vinyl windows at 210/212 Harrison Street. The application was denied by the HPC because the vinyl windows are not consistent with the Lynchburg Historic Districts Residential Design Review Guidelines, the architectural style of the house, or the surrounding historic district. Public comments regarding the appeal were taken at the time of the hearing.

Lower Basin Historic District 2023 Boundary Increase Registers Nomination - February 15, 2023

On Wednesday, February 15, 2023, at 6:00 p.m., in the second floor training room of City Hall, the Virginia Department of Historic Resources (DHR) conducted a public hearing regarding the Lower Basin Historic District 2023 Boundary Increase Registers nomination. Public comments regarding the proposal were taken at the time of the hearing or sent to Director Julie Langan, Department of Historic Resources, 2801 Kensington Ave, Richmond, VA 23221.

Following the public hearing, the Board of Historic Resources and the State Review Board met on March 16, 2023, to consider the nomination for listing in the Virginia Landmarks Register (VLR) and the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP)

Lynchburg public meetings may be viewed live on the City's Facebook page. A recording will be posted to the City's YouTube page at a later date.