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.

City of Jacksonville, Historic Preservation Commission Annual Reports

Please call (904) 255-7859 for more information.

Please call (904) 255-7858 for application deadline.
Legislative Authority: Chpt 76, Ord. Code-Bylaws, Rules, and Regulations

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 Date: 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.)


Committee Members

Name                                                       Category
Demetree, III, Jack C. (Chair) Mayor 04
Andres Lopera (Vice-Chair) Mayor 06
Erik Kasper (Secretary) Mayor
Timothy J. Bramwell Mayor
 Vacant Vacant
Maximilian S. Glober  Mayor
Maiju Stansel Mayor 07 (Architect)

Contact Staff:

Name Position Phone Email
Kelly,Susan City Planner Supervisor (904) 255-7827

Member Biographies

Jack C. Demetree, III, Chair 
Mr. Demetree is an associate at Demetree Brothers.  Demetree Brothers is a  full service real estate development and property manager based in Jacksonville, Florida.  

Andres Lopera, Vice-Chair
Mr. Lopera is a Structural Engineer and designs residential and commercial buildings.  In addition to design work, he provides expert reports on construction defect cases and property damage insurance claims.  Mr. Lopera also serves on the Florida Structural Engineers Association’s (FSEA) Building Code Advisory Committee.

Erik C. Kasper, Secretary
Mr. Kasper is an architect and the owner of Kasper Architects + Associates.  He has experience with a multitude of architectural styles and construction methods.  Currently Mr. Kasper also a board member for the American Institute of Architects.  In addition to design work, he actively contributes to the Jacksonville community through various charitable and faith-based organizations.

Tim Bramwell
Mr. Bramwell is an attorney with the law firm, Foley & Larder LLP.  His practice focuses primarily in the field of public finance.  Mr. Bramwell lives in Jacksonville’s historic Riverside neighborhood and owns and maintains a 100+ year-old house.

Maximillian Glober
Mr. Glober completed his JD and MBA at the University of South Carolina and works for First Coast Energy.  He resides in the historic 5 points neighborhood and is committed to serving Jacksonville.

Maiju Stansel
Ms. Stansel is an Architect and Partner with Stansel & Case Architects where she specializes in traditional single family residential, educational and fine arts facilities.  Ms. Stansel is a two time recipient of the Addison Mizner Medal (2013 Civic and 2014 Residential).  The Addison Mizner Awards program celebrates new work in the classical design tradition. 

Public Records Notice

The City of Jacksonville is committed to making its website compliant with all state, local, and federal laws, as well as accessible to as many people as possible. The City is currently developing a procedure to make all documents posted ADA accessible. In the meantime, public records that are not currently accessible will not be posted to the City’s website but remain available pursuant to a public records request. To submit a public records request online visit MyJax or call (904) 630-CITY.


For more information, please contact:

Historic Preservation Section
Planning and Development Department
214 North Hogan Street, Suite 300
Jacksonville, FL 32202
Phone: (904) 255-7800
Fax: (904) 255-7885

‚ÄčThe July 22nd Jacksonville Historic Preservation Commission Zoom meeting video recording can be accesed via this link:

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The June 24th Jacksonville Historic Preservation Commission Zoom meeting video recording can be accesed via this link:

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