Historic Preservation Commission

About the Commission

The duties of the seven-member Historic Preservation Commission include:

  • Designation of Town landmarks
  • Consideration of applications for certificates of appropriateness and or hardship applications for town landmarks
  • Recommendations to the Town Board, Zoning Board of Appeals and Planning Board regarding applications before those Boards relating to proposed demolitions and/or properties that include town landmarks
  • Analysis of feasibility of façade easements
  • Development of public education programs aimed at increasing awareness of the value of historic preservation
  • Download the Historic Preservation Commission Flyer
  • Town Code Section on Historic Preservation


At least one member of the Board is a professional architect or civil engineer licensed by New York State, and at least two members must own a historic landmark or structure in the Town. Members are appointed by the Town Board for four-year terms.

Historic Preservation Commission Meetings

(4th Thursday of the month at 7:15PM, unless otherwise noted)

Guidelines for Historic Properties

Download the Guidelines for Historic Properties Brochure