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 firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Click here for a link to Louisiana State law governing the creation of local historic districts. Click here for a step by step description of the process for creating a historic district.
Mid City/Parkview Historic District Study Committee
Uptown/Carrollton Historic District Study Committee
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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