The Jacksonville Historic Preservation Commission is responsible for review of certain Certificate of Appropriateness (COA)
applications and for recommending the designation of local landmarks and districts to the City Council. The Commission is comprised of seven (7) individuals appointed by the Mayor. The membership includes both historic district residents, architects, lawyers, preservationists, and members of the construction trade.
The Jacksonville Historic Preservation Commission is considered a Certified Local Government (CLG). As a part of the CLG specifications, the Historic Preservation Staff and Commission are required to report annual activities.
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City of Jacksonville, Historic Preservation Commission Annual Reports
Please call (904) 255-7800 for more information.
Please call (904) 255-7858 for application deadline.
Legislative Authority: Chpt 76, Ord. Code
Total Members: 7
Committee Duties: Mayor makes 7 appointments. Conduct an ongoing survey and inventory of historic buildings, areas, and archaeological sites in the City of Jacksonville and to plan for their preservation; Identify potential landmarks and potential landmark sites and to make recommendations to the City Council as to whether such should be officially designated. Recommend that the City Council designate specified areas as historic districts and to identify which structures should be considered to be contributing structures; Develop specific guidelines for the alteration, construction, relocation or removal of designated property; Promulgate standards for architectural review which are consistent with standards for rehabilitation established by the United States Secretary of the Interior; Approve or deny applications for certificate of appropriateness for alteration, construction, demolition, relocation or removal of landmarks, landmark sites, and property in historic districts; Initiate plans for the preservation and rehabilitation of individual historic buildings; Undertake public information programs including the preparation of publications and the placing of historic markers; Conduct public hearings to consider historic preservation issues, the designation of landmarks, landmark sites, and historic districts, applications for certificate of appropriateness and nominations to the National Register of Historic Places; and Administer Chapter 307, Ordinance Code.
Meeting time is at 3:00 p.m. and are held in Conference Room 1002, Ed Ball Building, 1st Floor; 214 North Hogan Street; Jacksonville, FL 32202. (Meeting times and locations are subject to change.)
Historic Preservation Commission Meeting Dates
|Demetree, III, Jack C. (Vice-Chair)
|Davis, Ryan Patrick (Secretary)
||Mayor 07 (Architect)
||City Planner Supervisor