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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Next COA Major Work Deadline:
December 7


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Raleigh Historic Landmarks

Raleigh Historic Landmarks may be viewed at RHDC's mobile application site, www.RaleighHistoric.org.

View a comprehensive list of Raleigh Historic Landmarks with links to the landmark reports and ordinances or download a printable Historic Landmark Roster (alphabetical or by date).  As of October 2017 we have 168 landmarks!

Designation Information

Landmark Information Brochure
Landmarks Designation Timeline
Email for an application
Applicable City Code 

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.