Historic Preservation Commission

Description:
The Historic Preservation Commission (HPC) was established in accordance with O.C.G.A. §44-10-21 (“Georgia Historic Preservation Act”), as amended.  The HPC is the review authority for all local historic districts, properties in the City of Savannah, and conservation districts to include the Victorian Historic Overlay District, Cuyler-Brownville Historic Overlay District, Streetcar Historic Overlay District, Ardsley Park-Chatham Crescent Conservation Overlay District, Ardmore Conservation Overlay District, and Daffin Park and Parkside Neighborhood Conservation District (Sec. 7.9, Sec. 7.10, Sec. 7.11, and Sec. 7.15).  This HPC does not have any review authority over the Savannah Downtown Historic Overlay District.

Membership/Appointment:
Nine members appointed by the Mayor and Aldermen.

Min. Requirements:
Members shall be City residents and must demonstrate a special interest in the preservation of historic resources

Term:
Members of the HPC shall serve for a term of three (3) years and shall be eligible for reappointment for an additional term of three years.

Current Members Appointed by the City of Savannah:

MEMBER

APPOINTMENT

TERM ENDING

Rebecca Fenwick
03/12/2020
12/31/2020
T. Jerry Lominack
03/12/202012/31/2021
Kendra Clark03/12/202012/31/2022
Vernon Jones03/12/202012/31/2020
Virginia Mobley03/12/202012/31/2021
Chelsea Jackson-Greene03/12/202012/31/2022
Robin Williams03/12/202012/31/2020
Darren Bagley-Heath03/12/202012/31/2021
J. Haley Swindle03/12/202012/31/2022


Website

For more information, please contact:

Melanie Wilson, Executive Director, MPC
110 E State Street
Savannah, GA 31401
912-651-1440
wilsonm@thempc.org

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

Bridget Lidy, Director
Planning and Urban Design
P.O. Box 1027
Savannah, GA 31402
blidy@savannahga.gov
(912) 525-3097