Historic District Landmarks Commission
The Historic District Landmarks Commission (HDLC) is the City's regulatory agency for local Historic District Landmarks Commissions outside of the Vieux Carre. Established in 1976, this agency provides the staff and office space for the two Commissions, the New Orleans Historic District Landmarks Commission and the Central Business District Historic District Landmarks Commission.
The two historic district safeguard the heritage of the City by preserving and regulating historic landmarks and historic districts which reflect elements of its cultural, social, economic, political and architectural history. They preserve and enhance the quality of neighborhoods, strengthening the City's economic base, stimulating the tourist industry improving property values, fostering economic development, and encouraging growth.
Proposed New Historic Districts
The Uptown/Carrollton and Mid City/Parkview Study Committees have been appointed. The Committees will meet to discuss the boundaries, levels of jurisdiction and surveys for the proposed historic districts. Email Eleanor Burke at email@example.com for more information. Click here for a link to Louisiana State law governing the creation of local historic districts.
Mid City/ Parkview meeting #1
Monday, October 5, 2015 at 6:00 p.m., 615 N. Olympia Street.
Uptown/Carrollton meeting #2
Monday, October 19, 2015 at 6:00 p.m., 8539 Willow Street, New Orleans, LA 70118
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Solar panel guideline changes considered
The New Orleans and CBD Commissions are considering changes to their solar panel guidelines. These amendments are scheduled to be heard at the October 8, 2015 New Orleans Commission meeting. You may view proposed amendments here. You may submit comment on the proposed amendments here.
HDLC Location & Hours
HDLC is located on the 7th Floor of City Hall and is open to the public the following hours:
Monday -Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
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