Prepare and periodically revise an inventory of the structures and areas that may be eligible for designation as historic landmarks. Prepare, review and propose amendments to the Historic Landmark Preservation Plan. Review requests to establish or remove a historic designation, make recommendations on the requests to the Land Use Commission, as determined in accordance with Section 25-1-46 (Land Use Commission). Section 2-1-147 of the City Code.

The duties of the Historic Landmark Commission are to:

  • Promote historic preservation activities in Austin
  • Review applications for heritage grant monies
  • Review applications for historic zoning cases
  • Review certificates of appropriateness and tax exemption applications for city landmarks
  • Review sign and building permits in historic districts
Meetings
  • Fourth Monday of the month except November and December
  • 6┬áp.m.
  • City Hall, Council Chambers unless otherwise noted in the agenda posting

Meeting Documents:

View Agendas, Approved Minutes and Supporting Documents

2021 Meeting Schedule:

  • January 25, 2021
  • February 22, 2021 - Cancelled
  • March 22, 2021
  • April 26, 2021
  • May 24, 2021
  • June 28, 2021
  • July 26, 2021
  • August 23, 2021
  • September 27, 2021
  • October 25, 2021
  • November 15, 2021
  • December 13, 2021 - Cancelled
Staff
  • Amber Allen, Historic Preservation Office, 512-974-3393
  • Steve Sadowsky, Historic Preservation Office
By-laws
Annual Reports