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Historic Landmark Commission

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 each month
  • 7 p.m.
  • All meetings are held in the Council Chambers, City Hall, 301 W. 2nd Street, Austin, Texas, unless otherwise noted in the agenda posting.

Meeting Documents:

View Agendas, Approved Minutes and Supporting Documents

2016 Meeting Schedule:

  • January 13, 2016 - Special Called
  • January 25, 2016
  • February 22, 2016
  • March 28, 2016 - 906 West Lynn Street, Mathews Elementary School
  • April 25, 2016
  • May 23, 2016
  • June 9, 2016 - Special Called
  • June 27, 2016
  • July 25, 2016
  • August 22, 2016
  • September 12, 2016 - Special Called
  • September 26, 2016
  • October 24, 2016
  • November 21, 2016
  • November 28, 2016 - Special Called
  • December 19, 2016

** Normal meeting dates have changed to accommodate any city holidays.

Staff: 
  • Steve Sadowsky, Historic Preservation Office, 512-974-6454
  • Andrew Rice, Historic Preservation Office, 512-974-1686
By-laws: 
Annual Reports: