Our Mission

The mission of the Raleigh Historic Development Commission is to identify, preserve, protect, and promote Raleigh’s historic resources.

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• Certificate of Appropriateness (COA)


• Design Review and Guidelines


Next COA Major Work Deadline:
February 8


Contact Us

Design Guidelines Public Process Steering Committee

Blount Street

Jodi Heyens-Strenkowski (Landmark Owner)
Jimmy Thiem (Landmark Owner)

Boylan Heights

Steve Bryan
Lee Kirby

Capitol Square

Betsy Haywood (Landmark Owner)
Charles and Karen Petrini-Poli (Landmark Owners)


Chris Crew
Ashley Morris

Prince Hall

Will Jeffers


Laurie Jackson 
Scott Shackleton



Staff, Department of Planning and Development

Dan Becker
Martha Lauer
Tania Tully


Andy Sachs

Raleigh Historic Landmarks (RHLs)

On October 3, Raleigh City Council adopted ordinances for 4 new Raleigh Historic Landmarks. READ MORE

Historic Overlay Districts (HODs)

Oberlin Village is being considered as a General Historic Overlay District (HOD-G).  READ MORE



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Certificates of Appropriateness (COAs)

Deadline dates for the 2017 COA meetings have changed!  The revised schedule and deadlines document has been posted here.