Historic Resources Commission

For more information on Historic Resources, application forms and procedures, click here.

HRC Chair - Brendan Rossbertsandphoebe@aol.com

The HRC was created in 1979 through a local ordinance adopted by both the City of Asheville and Buncombe County pursuant to the North Carolina General Statutes. The joint City/County Commission consists of 12 members, with 6 appointments from each jurisdiction. All members have equal voting rights and serve 3-year terms. No member may serve more than two consecutive terms. Officers of the Commission are elected amongst themselves.

Certified Local Government Program

The HRC has also been approved as a Certified Local Government (CLG), which means that the North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office, with the concurrence of the National Park Service, has approved the HRC to carry our the purpose of the National Historic Preservation Act at the local government level.


Apply for Board Vacancy - Asheville City Clerk

Apply for Board Vacancy - Buncombe County Clerk to the Board of Commissioners


Regular meetings of the HRC occur on the second Wednesday of the month at 4 p.m. in the North Conference Room on the first floor of the Asheville City Building.

Meeting Schedule 2017

 Rules of Procedure 

Certificate of Appropriateness Applications

 

Agendas

 March 8, 2017

March 1, 2017 (Annual Retreat)

February 8, 2017
January 11, 2017

December 14, 2016
November 9, 2016
October 12, 2016
September 14, 2016
August 10, 2016
July 13, 2016
June 8, 2016
May 11, 2016
April 13, 2016
March 9, 2016
February 10, 2016
January 13, 2016

December 9, 2015
November 11, 2015
October 14, 2015
September 9, 2015
August 12, 2015
July 8, 2015
June 10, 2015
May 13, 2015
April 8, 2015
March 11, 2015
February 11, 2015
January 14, 2015


 

Minutes

February 2017

January 11, 2017

December 2016
November 2016
October 2016
September 2016
August 2016
July 2016
June 2016
May 2016
April 2016
March 2016
February 2016
January 2016

December 2015
November 2015
October 2015
September 2015
August 2015
July 2015
June 2015
May 2015
April 2015
March 2015
February 2015
January 2015

For archived minutes of the Historic Resources Commission, please call 828-259-5836.

 

CONTACT INFORMATION

Historic Resources Commission
Planning & Development Department

Stacy Merten, Director
Email: smerten@ashevillenc.gov
Phone: 828-259-5836

Alex Cole, Historic Review Specialist
Email: acole@ashevillenc.gov 
Phone: 828-259-5638

Location: Asheville City Hall, 70 Court Plaza
Mailing: P.O. Box 7148, Asheville, NC 28802

Fax: 828-259-5428

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