Historic Preservation Commission

The Joint Historic Preservation Commission (JHPC) consists of nine members (6 from the County, 2 from Brevard, and 1 from Rosman) who are appointed by the Board of Commissioners and are authorized to:

  • inventory properties of historical, pre-historical, architectural and/or cultural significance
  • recommend historical districts and landmarks
  • review proposals for alterations of historical districts and landmarks
  • conduct educational programs

Click here to see our showcase of the historic designations in Transylvania County.

Ordinance for Historic Preservation Designation

Local Historic Landmark Designation Application

Certificate of Appropriateness Application