Historic District Board of Review

Description:
The Savannah Downtown Historic District Board of Review was created by an amendment to the Georgia Constitution, Article XI, November 5, 1968 and by an amendment to the City Code of Ordinances, February 15, 1973. The Savannah Downtown Historic District Board of Review is the review authority, as described in this section, for only the Savannah Downtown Historic Overlay District. The review authority for all other local historic districts and properties is the Historic Preservation Commission (Sec. 2.5).

Membership/Appointment:
The Historic Board of Review shall be composed of nine (9) members, who are selected by the Mayor and Aldermen; provided, however, that since the previous ordinance provided for 11 members, members serving on the Effective Date of this Ordinance shall continue in office for the remainder of their appointed terms, after the expiration of which, the number of board members will be reduced to nine (9).  Each member shall serve a term of three (3) years, and terms shall be staggered.  Members shall not serve more than two (2) consecutive terms.

Min. Requirements:
Members of the Historic Board of Review shall reside within the city limits of Savannah. 

Term:
Three (3) year terms

Current Members Appointed by the City of Savannah:

MEMBER

APPOINTMENT

TERM ENDING

Rebecca Post Lynch

12/06/18(R)

12/31/21

Dwayne Stephens, Chairperson

03/16/17

03/31/23

Steven Bodek

03/12/2020

03/31/23

David Altschiller

06/08/17

12/31/21

Melissa Memory

06/08/17

12/31/21

Nan Taylor, Vice Chairperson

06/08/17

12/31/21

Kevin Dodge

03/01/18

12/31/21

Ellie Isaacs

12/06/18

12/31/21

Stan Houle

12/06/18

12/31/21



Website

For more information, please contact:

Melanie Wilson, Executive Director, MPC
110 E State Street
Savannah, GA 31401
912-651-1440
email

Leah G. Michalak, Historic Preservation
Metropolitan Planning Commission
110 E State Street
Savannah, GA 31401
(912) 651-1453
email