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Historic Preservation Review Board Meeting Calendar

The Historic Preservation Review Board (HPRB) meets monthly except in August. The meeting date is the fourth Thursday of each month except November and December, when it is the third Thursday. If needed, HPRB holds a continuation meeting, usually one week after the regular meeting.

Due to the Covid-19 public health emergency, the Historic Preservation Review Board will be meeting virtually via WebEx video until further notice.  For information regarding access and a list of cases that may be considered at this upcoming meeting, navigate to the following link: Agenda and Staff Reports for Upcoming Meetings

New HPRB Filings
We are currently accepting new HPRB filings electronically. Applicants should email plans and a completed concept application to [email protected]. Please note the filing deadlines for 2021 meetings are posted below.
We will notify the applicants for cases emailed to us whether HPRB review will be required, and what steps they need to take to provide the required public notice. Historic preservation filing fees will be assessed upon receipt of the application but will be collected at a later date prior to the issuance of building permits.

If submissions are too large to send electronically, please email us at [email protected] and we will make alternative provisions.

  • Download a copy of the HPRB concept application here.

New CFA Filings
New US Commission of Fine Arts (CFA) filings for Old Georgetown or Shipstead-Luce review can be submitted electronically to [email protected]. Filings must include plans and a completed CFA application. We will provide further information by email to applicants regarding their responsibilities to provide public notice. CFA filing fees are not being collected at the time of filing but will be assessed by DCRA prior to the issuance of any building permits.

  • Download the CFA Old Georgetown application here.
  • Download the CFA Shipstead-Luce application here.

Information regarding changes in the permitting process at the Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs (DCRA) and Department of Transportation (DDOT) was announced on March 24. Read the Press Release here.



    2021 HPRB Meeting Calendar and Filing Dates

Month Filing Deadline
Application and Plans
HPRB Meeting Continuation Meeting
(as needed)
January December 18 January 28 February 4
February January 22 February 25 March 4
March February 19 March 25 April 1
April March 19 April 22  April 29
May April 16 May 27 June 3
June May 21 June 24 July 1
July June 18 July 22 July 29
August   No Meeting No Meeting
September August 20 September 23 September 30
October September 17 October 28 November 4
November October 22 November 18 December 2
December November 19 December 23 None


Application Filing Deadline

For a project to be considered by HPRB, submit a concept or building permit application with the required plans and supporting materials by the date shown above.

Final Plans Submission

Revised electronic submission sent directly to project reviewer or general HPO mailbox by the date show above.  If the plans remain the same as submitted on filing deadline, no new electronic submission is required.

Regular and Continuation Meeting

HPRB meetings are currently conducted virtually on Webex.The timed agenda and staff reports are released by the end of the dayon the Friday before the regular meeting. HPRB schedules a continuation meeting if required by the number of cases. The agenda and staff reports are usually released with those for the regular meeting.