Historic Preservation Commission

Please Note:
The November 2nd HPC meeting has been cancelled.
The next scheduled meeting will be  December 7, 2016.​

Commission Information

About the Commission

The Historic Preservation Commission was created in 1998 and consists of 11 members and 2 alternate members who serve 1 to 3 year terms.  The Commission's duties include the following:

  • Review all petitions for designation to the Frederick County Register of Historic Places and submit recommendations on the petitions to the County Council
  • Act upon all applications for Certificates of Appropriateness
  • Review and recommend for action by the County Council the acquisition of historic preservation easements on designated landmarks, structures or sites
The Historic Preservation Commission meets on the first Wednesday of each month 8 to 10 times per year.  The Commission generally does not meet in July or January.  Volunteers for the Board membership should apply in writing to the Office of the County Executive.  For more information, contact Joyce Grossnickle, Administrative Officer, 301-600-1102 or email FCG Boards.

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Meeting Minutes
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 FCGTV - Link to access archived video(s) of prior meetings.  Please note that only 3 HPC
                meetings a year are televised.  For non-televised meetings we only have an audio
                tape record.