Historic Preservation Commission

Historic Preservation Commission

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The Stone Mountain Historic Preservation Commission was created by the Mayor and City Council in 1996, and consists of a seven (7) member board charged with the preservation of its historical resources through a design review process for the properties located within the local historic district.  The appointments are made by the Mayor and City Council and are open to all City of Stone Mountain residents. Term limits for each Commission member is three years.

The purpose of the Stone Mountain Historic Preservation Commission is to protect the historical, cultural and aesthetic heritage of the City of Stone Mountain.  The preservation of this heritage is essential to the residents and visitors to the City of Stone Mountain. The Stone Mountain Historic Preservation Commission meets every month on the 2nd Wednesday at 6:30 pm at the Stone Mountain City Hall.  All Certificate of Appropriateness applications are due fourteen (14) days prior to the regularly scheduled meeting to be placed on that month’s agenda.  Applications can be obtained from Stone Mountain City Hall or downloaded here..

Five seats are set to expire on January 31, 2016 and there is currently one unoccupied seat on the City of Stone Mountain Historic Preservation Commission.  If you are a citizen of the City, have resided in the City for at least one year, and are interested in serving please submit a resume/letter of interest to the Mayor and Council at 875 Main Street, Stone Mountain, Georgia 30083. For further details and to view the Public Notice [click here].

The City of Stone Mountain is currently accepting letters and/or resumes to fill three (2) vacancies on the Historic Preservation Commission.  The Historic Preservation Commission must have at least three (3) members but no more than five (5) members.

The term of office for members of the commission shall be three (3) years.  Members of the preservation commission shall be residents of the city for at least one (1) year prior to taking office and shall serve without compensation. 

All appointments to the Historic Preservation Commission shall require a review by the governing authority, a nomination by the mayor and confirmation by the city council.

All interested parties should forward letters or resumes to:

Kate Settle, City Clerk
Stone  Mountain City Hall
875 Main Street, Stone Mountain, GA  30083

Al Capogrossi, Chair
Teresa Hamby, Vice Chair
Jane Rhodes, Secretary
Cicely Austin
Daniel Cook
Ed Hampson