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What is the HPC?

The Historic Preservation Commission (HPC) serves to identify, preserve, and protect Salisbury’s historic resources and issues Certificates of Appropriateness (COA). COAs are issued based on the Local Historic Design Standards.

HPC meetings are held on the second Thursday of each month at 5:30 p.m. on City Council Chambers.

Special Requirements: All members must reside within the City of Salisbury, and efforts are made to have at least one representative from each of the four residential districts. All members must have demonstrated interest, competence, or knowledge in historic preservation. Good faith efforts must be made to appoint professionals from the disciplines of architecture, history, architectural history, planning, archaeology, or other related disciplines to the extent that such professionals are available in the community and willing to serve.

Certificate of Appropriateness Application

Local Historic Design Guidelines

Salisbury Historic Preservation

Historic Preservation Incentive Grant

Meeting Schedule

Meetings are held the second Thursday of each month at 5:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers at the City Hall, located at 217 South Main Street, Salisbury, NC.

Any changes to the schedule below will be posted.

2023 Meetings:

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Meeting Date: January 12
- Deadline for Application Submission: December 22, 2022
- Deadline for Publication: December 28, 2022
Meeting Date: February 9
- Deadline for Application Submission: January 25
- Deadline for Publication: January 26
Meeting Date: March 9
- Deadline for Application Submission: February 27
- Deadline for Publication: February 28
Meeting Date: April 13
- Deadline for Application Submission: March 27
- Deadline for Publication: March 30
Meeting Date: May 11
- Deadline for Application Submission: April 25
- Deadline for Publication: April 27
Meeting Date: June 8
- Deadline for Application Submission: May 25
- Deadline for Publication: May 26
Meeting Date: July 13
- Deadline for Application Submission: June 26
- Deadline for Publication: June 29
Meeting Date: August 10
- Deadline for Application Submission: July 25
- Deadline for Publication: July 27
Meeting Date: September 14
- Deadline for Application Submission: August 25
- Deadline for Publication: August 31
Meeting Date: October 19
- Deadline for Application Submission: September 25
- Deadline for Publication: October 5
Meeting Date: November 9
- Deadline for Application Submission: October 25
- Deadline for Publication: October 26
Meeting Date: December 14
- Deadline for Application Submission: November 27
- Deadline for Publication: November 30

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«December 2023»
12/14/2023 5:30 PM

Historic Preservation Commission Meeting 12-14-2023

The Salisbury Historic Preservation Commission will hold a public meeting on Thursday, December 14, 2023 at 5:30 p.m. in the City Council Chambers at 217 South Main Street.

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10-19-2023 HPC MinutesDownload
09-14-2023 HPC MinutesDownload
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12-16-2022 Historic Preservation Incentive Grant Meeting MinutesDownload
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01-13-2022 No MeetingDownload
12-09-2021 HPC MinutesDownload
11-10-2021 HPC MinutesDownload
10-29-2021 Historic Preservation Incentive Grant Meeting MinutesDownload
10-14-2021 HPC MinutesDownload
09-15-2021 HPC Standards Updates MinutesDownload
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08-26-2021 MinutesDownload
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07-15-2021 HPC Standards Update MinutesDownload
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Get Involved in Local Government


The City of Salisbury has 15 active, standing boards and commissions created and appointed by Salisbury City Council.


Board terms are staggered for 2-year or 3-year terms and most end on March 31. Applicants must be 18 and a Salisbury resident, with some exceptions.


Applications, both online and print, are accepted on a continual basis and kept on file for consideration in the event a vacancy occurs. Application for the Police Citizens Advisory Board can be found here.

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