The Historic Preservation Commission is charged with preserving and enhancing districts, sites and landmarks within the City of Augusta which possess particular historic or architectural significance and represent the essential characteristics of their neighborhoods and the unique legacy which defines this community; and to promote the educational, cultural and economic welfare of the citizens of the City.
The Historic Preservation Commission is a seven-member board appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the City Council. Members serve three-year terms.
Volunteer Application Form
|Amanda Taylor (Chair)||10/31/2023|
|Cheryl D. Clukey||10/31/2025|
Meetings are typically held on the third Tuesday of the month at 6:30pm in the City Center. Applications should be submitted a minimum of two weeks prior to a meeting for consideration and required public notification process.
Historic District Overlay Map
Historic District Ordinance
Augusta Historic Preservation Design Manual (Adopted September 19, 2017)
Historic Preservation Certificate Application
The Historic Preservation Commission conducts research about historic buildings throughout the City. If you are interested in learning about the history of your building and would like a Historic Building Plaque, please fill out this application to start the process. Historic Building Plaque Application
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