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 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 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.

Additional information on how to participate or view a meeting as well as requesting meeting accommodations can be found here.


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3/21/2024 4:00 PM HRC March 2024 Meeting
4/18/2024 4:00 PM HRC April 2024 Meeting
5/16/2024 4:00 PM HRC May 2024 Meeting
6/20/2024 4:00 PM HRC June 2024 Meeting
7/18/2024 4:00 PM HRC July 2024 Meeting
8/15/2024 4:00 PM HRC August 2024 Meeting
9/19/2024 4:00 PM HRC September 2024 Meeting
10/17/2024 4:00 PM HRC October 2024 Meeting
11/21/2024 4:00 PM HRC November 2024 Meeting
12/19/2024 4:00 PM HRC December 2024 Meeting
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2/15/2024 HRC February 2024 Meeting Download
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12/21/2023 HRC December 2023 Meeting - Canceled Download
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