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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

2014 Meeting Schedule:

  • January 27, 2014
  • February 24, 2014
  • March 24, 2014
  • April 28, 2014
  • May 19, 2014 (due to Memorial Day Holiday)
  • June 23, 2014
  • July 28, 2014 **
  • August 25, 2014 **
  • September 22, 2014 **
  • October 27, 2014
  • November 17, 2014 (due to Thanksgiving Holiday)
  • December 15, 2014 (due to Christmas Holiday)

** Due to remodel of Council Chambers, these meetings will be held at One Texas Center, 505 Barton Springs Road, 3rd Floor, Rm 325.

Staff: 
  • Steve Sadowsky, Historic Preservation Office, 512-974-6454
  • Kalan Contreras, Historic Preservation Office, 512-974-2727
By-laws: 
Annual Reports: