The mission of the Raleigh Historic Development Commission is to identify, preserve, protect, and promote Raleigh’s historic resources.
Raleigh Historic Landmarks (RHLs)
Shaw University's Leonard Medical School and Leonard Medical Hospital are Raleigh's newest designated historic landmarks! READ MORE
Historic Overlay Districts (HODs)
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Certificates of Appropriateness (COAs)
The City's new UDO took effect September 1. With that comes a few process changes for Major Work COA Applications and an updated application form. Check out the COA process page on the City's website for more information. New! Approved Minor Work applications available on City web portal here.