Historic Preservation Commission

The Historic Preservation Commission page will keep you informed about the Commission's work in the locally designated historic districts. Be sure to visit the City's Historic Preservation page for educational preservation information and updates on preservation events in Burlington and around the state.

Staff Advisor: Jamie Lawson, AICP, CZO - Planning Director

Meetings: 2nd Tuesday, 7:00 PM

Meeting Video Archive: Historic Preservation Commission Meetings

Meeting Agenda Packets: https://www.burlingtonnc.gov/2178/Historic-Preservation-Meeting-Agendas

Commission Members

Chair: Brian Pennington 

Vice-Chair: Russ Vandermass-Peeler

Kristina Meinking 

Wendy Geiss

Christina Benson

Michael Williams

Vernon Hess

Commission Meetings

Notice: The regularly scheduled meeting for the City of Burlington, NC, Historic Preservation Commission on Tuesday, November 8, 2022, 8:30AM is cancelled (VIEW NOTICE HERE).

Meetings are being held in person at the City Municipal Building in the Municipal Conference Room (lower level) located at 425 S. Lexington Ave. 

Historic Preservation Commission 2022-23 Calendar

Meeting Month

Application Submittal Deadline

Meeting Date

December 2022
November 8, 2022
December 13, 2022
JanuaryDecember 13, 2022January 10, 2023
FebruaryJanuary 10, 2023February 14, 2023
MarchFebruary 14, 2023March 14, 2023
AprilMarch 14, 2023April 11, 2023
MayApril 11, 2023May 9, 2023
JuneMay 9, 2023June 13, 2023
JulyJune 13, 2023July 11, 2023
AugustJuly 11, 2023August 8, 2023
SeptemberAugust 8, 2023September 12, 2023
OctoberSeptember 12, 2023October 10, 2023
NovemberOctober 10, 2023November 14, 2023
November 14, 2023
December 12, 2023

Deadlines, meeting times, and dates are subject to change.

Applications to the Historic Preservation Commission may require a Pre-Application Conference (PAC) prior to submittal.

Please consult with the Planning Department at 336-222-5110 for any questions.