Historic Resources Commission
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 seven (7) 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 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.
Historic Preservation Officer
Meetings and Calendar:
Meetings are generally held on the third Thursday of the month at the City of Columbus, 50 W. Gay St., 1st Floor, Room B at 6:00 p.m.
Business meetings are held on the second Thursday of every month at the City of Columbus, 50 W. Gay St., 1st Floor, Room A at 12:00 p.m.
Meeting dates and locations are subject to change or cancellation. You are encouraged to contact the Historic Preservation Office for confirmation.