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Landmarks Preservation Commission

City facilities are closed to the public. Meetings for this commission will be held virtually to conduct time-sensitive, legally-mandated business. Information regarding upcoming meetings will be posted on commission pages and on the community calendar.

The City of Berkeley Health Officer has ordered residents to shelter in place, leaving only for essential needs. Read the latest changes to City services and COVID-19 information from Berkeley Public Health.

How to Join Online LPC Meetings during Shelter-In-Place Using Zoom

Agendas and Minutes: Current Year | Previous Years
 
Mission:
Designates structures and sites having special historical and architectural interest and value.  Encourages preservation, maintains list of landmarks or historic sites, and reviews construction, alteration and demolition permit applications.
 
Meetings:
1947 Center Street
1st Thursday, 7:00 p.m.
Please check the community calendar to verify.
 
Contact:
Communications to Berkeley boards, commissions or committees are public record and will become part of the City’s electronic records, which are accessible through the City’s website.  Please note: e-mail addresses, names, addresses, and other contact information are not required, but if included in any communication to a City board, commission or committee, will become part of the public record.  If you do not want your e-mail address or any other contact information to be made public, you may deliver communications via U.S. Postal Service or in person to the secretary of the relevant board, commission or committee.  If you do not want your contact information included in the public record, please do not include that information in your communication.  Please contact the secretary to the relevant board, commission or committee for further information.

The Secretary of the commission is responsible for relaying all communications from the public to the members of the commission.  The Secretary’s contact information is listed below.


Secretary:
Fatema Crane
Planning & Development
(510) 981-7413
E-mail: FCrane@CityofBerkeley.info

Mailing Address:
Landmarks Preservation Commission
Fatema Crane, Secretary
Land Use Planning Division
2120 Milvia Street
Berkeley, CA 94704

LPC Applications, Information and Forms

Enabling Legislation:
BMC Chapter 3.24 (1974) Landmarks Preservation Ordinance

Additional Information:
Commission Vacancies
Fair Procedures (Ex Parte) in Land Use Quasi-Judicial Public Hearings - Resolution No. 62,571-N.S. (PDF, 417 KB) 

Meeting Agendas & Minutes:
Agendas & Minutes are presented in PDF format. To view PDF files, download a free copy of  Adobe Acrobat Reader.

 2020 Agendas and Minutes: 

Agendas      Minutes     
02-06-20      02-06-20 
03-05-20      03-05-20 
04-02-20 Meeting Cancelled        
05-07-20 Meeting Cancelled       
06-04-20      06-04-20 Draft 
07-02-20      07-02-20 Draft 
08-06-20    08-06-2020

    

Subcommittee Agendas
 

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