Historic District Commission

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, Dec. 13, 2018 at 7 p.m. in the 54B District Court, Courtroom 2, 101 Linden St.:

For the purpose of considering a request the Alpha Chi Omega House Corporation for the BE Chapter, for the property located at 243 Burcham Dr., to replace all of the windows on the front of the house with new aluminum clad windows.


    Term expires: 2021
    Term expires: 2021
  • Aron Sousa 
    Term expires: 2019
  • Marcella Fox-Brown                Term expires: 2019

  • M. Carrie Sampson
    Term expires: 2019
  • Diane Wing, Vice Chair            
    Term expires: 2020
  • Jessica Flores, Chair              
    Term expires: 2020

City Staff

Apply for a Vacancy

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