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.
Heather Fletcher, Chair
Worth VanLinden, Vice-Chair
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
- The Historic Preservation Commission is defined in
Athens-Clarke County Code Sec. 8-5-2
- By-Laws & Rules of Procedure for the Historic Preservation Commission
- Application Fees & Submittal Requirements