Historic District Commission

Please view the City of East Lansing's new Electronic Public Meeting Notices Webpage for information regarding special, virtual meetings scheduled during the COVID-19 crisis.

The Historic District Commission reviews proposed alterations and additions to the exterior of structures within historic districts and provides educational materials and programs on preservation principles and practices. Members include one registered architect and four residents of designated historic districts. View Historic District Commission By-Laws (PDF).

The Historic District Commission consists of seven members serving three-year terms who meet monthly.


  • Meetings take place the second Thursday of each month @ 7 p.m.
  • 54B District Court, Courtroom 2
    101 Linden Street
    East Lansing, MI 48823
Historic District Commission Seal

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
Most Recent AgendaView All Agendas and Minutes

Upcoming Public Hearings

  • Public Hearing (PDF) will be held on Thursday, Nov. 12 at 7 p.m. in the 54B District Court, Courtroom 2, 101 Linden St. If, at the time of this hearing, meetings are still not permitted under an Executive Order of the Governor and an Executive Order permitting meetings electronically allows for an electronic meeting, this hearing will occur electronically and a notice of the means of participation in that hearing will be published in compliance with the Open Meetings Act and any relevant Executive Orders.


  • Lindsay Gray
    Term expires: 2021
  • Thomas Hendricks
    Term expires: 2021
  • Aron Sousa 
    Term expires: 2023
  • Marcella Fox-Brown                Term expires: 2023

  • M. Carrie Sampson
    Term expires: 2023
  • Diane Wing, Vice Chair            
    Term expires: 2020
  • Jessica Flores, Chair              
    Term expires: 2020

City Staff

Apply for a Vacancy

Submit a 
Board / Commission Application to apply for an appointment to the Historic District Commission.