Historic Preservation Commission

The Historic Preservation Commission is a seven-member body composed of ACC residents appointed by the Mayor and Commission for three-year terms. The Historic Preservation Commission meets regularly on the third Wednesday of each month at 5:30 PM in the Auditorium at 120 West Dougherty Street to review applications for Certificates of Appropriateness, as well as to deliberate and make recommendations to the Mayor and Commission regarding the protection of historic resources in Athens-Clarke County.

Historic Preservation Webpage
Visit this page for more information about historic preservation and 
links to ACC Historic Districts and maps.
Joanna Beckman
Heather Fletcher, Chair
Bobbie Epting
Lindsey Roper
Worth VanLinden, Vice-Chair
Ellen Walker
Thomas White

Agendas & Project Information

Mission & Vision Statements

  • The mission of the Athens-Clarke County Historic Preservation Commission is to serve as a steward to protect and preserve the tangible history of Athens. The HPC is charged with safeguarding the rich cultural and architectural contributions of our community.
  • The vision of the ACC HPC is to engage with our community to promote an appreciation of historic preservation. We will achieve this by:
    • guiding future development that is sensitive to our collective and individual histories
    • identifying new area that would benefit from local historic designation.
    • providing education on the economic and community benefits of historic preservation.
  • HPC Strategic Plan 2022-2027

Resources & Applications