Historic Resources Commission

!!! Important Notice !!!

Starting July 1, 2024, the Planning Division will no longer accept pdf applications submitted via email. Instead, all applications will have to be submitted via the Citizens Action Portal. In the meantime, you can continue to submit pdf applications via email, or you can start using the Citizens Access Portal.

The Citizens Access Portal can be found here: https://ca21.columbus.gov/Permits/Default.aspx
  -If you already have a Citizens Access Portal account, feel free to use your existing account.
  -If you do not have an account, you will have to register for a Citizens Access Portal account.
  -Instructions on how to register and complete the application process can be found here(PDF, 1MB)

We will have further information and instructions starting July 1st once the change takes place.

The Historic Resources Commission was established by Ordinance # 2638-80 in 1980. The Commission Guidelines were adopted in 1998. The Historic Resources Commission consists of nine (9) mayoral appointees who serve without compensation. It is the duty of the Commission to maintain the Columbus Register of Historic Properties and promote the conservation of the city's historic sites and structures. The Brewery District has been incorporated by the Historic Resources Commission, effective February 1, 2024

The Commission considers applications and issues Certificates of Appropriateness for exterior alterations at properties within the Columbus Register Districts and properties individually listed in the Columbus Register of Historic Properties, pursuant to Columbus City Code chapters 3116 and 3117 and the Columbus Register of Historic Properties Architectural Guidelines.

Those looking to submit an application for review by the Historic Resources Commission should refer to the Information for Applicants(PDF, 1MB) resource for details on the process. The blank application form is linked below.

Meetings and Calendar

Meetings are generally held on the third Thursday of the month at the City of Columbus, 111 N. Front St., 2nd Floor in room 204 (Hearing Room), starting at 4:00 p.m. Hearings may be live streamed at www.youtube.com/cityofcolumbus

Business meetings are generally held two weeks previous to the commission hearing at the City of Columbus, 111 N. Front St., 2nd Floor in room 205 at 12:00 p.m.

Please note: Meeting dates and locations are subject to change or cancellation. You are encouraged to contact the Historic Preservation Office for confirmation.

See Meeting Information(PDF, 374KB) for additional information on how to participate or view a meeting as well as requesting meeting accommodations.





Calendar and Materials

2024 Meetings

Meeting Date & Time

Application Deadline

Meeting Agenda

Meeting Minutes

January 18, 2024 at 4pm December, 22, 2023  Agenda Link Minutes Link
February 15, 2024 at 4pm January 19, 2024  Agenda Link  Minutes Link 
March 21, 2024 at 4pm  February 23, 2024 Agenda Link Minutes Link
April 18, 2024 at 4pm March 22, 2024  Agenda Link Minutes Link
May 30th 2024 at 4pm (Rescheduled from May 16th) April 19, 2024  Agenda Link Minutes Link 
June 20, 2024 at 4pm May 24, 2024  Agenda Link 
July 18, 2024 at 4pm June 21, 2024   
August 15, 2024 at 4pm July 19, 2024   
September 19, 2024 at 4pm August 23, 2024   
October 17, 2024 at 4pm September 20, 2024   
November 21, 2024 at 4pm October 25, 2024 
December 19, 2024 at 4pm November 22, 2024