Historic Preservation Commission (HPC)

The Historic Preservation Commission (HPC) is charged with preserving and protecting Washington's cultural and architectural character. In addition to reviewing proposed projects and Certificates of Appropriateness affecting locally designated historic properties, the HPC is responsible for local district and landmark designation. 

This board consists of seven (7) members appointed by City Council. All members must reside within Washington’s city limits. 

Historic Preservation Commission Membership List

The Historic Preservation Commission (HPC) meets on the 1st Tuesday of each month at 6:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers located in the Municipal Building at 102 E 2nd Street.  

Deadlines for submitting a Certificate of Appropriateness:  Fifteenth (15) of the month to be heard at the following month's meeting.  (See below for meeting dates and submittal deadlines.)

For a copy of agendas and minutes click on the following:  Agendas and Minutes.
For a copy of the Historic Preservation Commission Design Standards click on the following: Design Standards
To view the proposed Updates to the Historic Preservation Commission Design Standards click on the following: Proposed Updates to the Historic Preservation Design Standards

For information on applying to become a member please see the following link:  Advisory Board Applications & Proclamation Applications.

Meeting Date Submittal Deadline
  January 02, 2024
  December 15, 2023
  February 06, 2024
  January 16, 2024
  March 05, 2024
  February 15, 2024
  April 2, 2024
  March 15, 2024
  May 07, 2024
  April 15, 2024
  June 04, 2024
  May 15, 2024
  July 02, 2024
  June 17, 2024
  August 06, 2024
  July 15, 2024
  September 03, 2024
  August 15, 2024
  October 01, 2024
  September 16, 2024
  November 05, 2024
  October 15, 2024
  December 03, 2024
  November 15, 2024
  January 07, 2025
  December 16, 2024