Historic Preservation
Meeting dates and agendas for your convenience.



Urban Planning and Historic Preservation Department

Staff reviews projects and makes recommendations to the Historic District Board of Review, Chatham County Historic Preservation Commission, Historic Site and Monument Commission, Chatham County Resource Protection Commission and the Metropolitan Planning Commission on historic preservation matters. more

Appointed Commissions
Commissions are appointed by City and County officials to help protect our significant cultural and natural resources. Click on the links below to find out more about each board.

Chatham County
Resource Protection Commission

Chatham County Historic Preservation Commission

Historic Site and Monument Commission

Savannah Historic District Board of Review


Historic Easements
and Covenants
Click here to see if your property has a Facade Easement or Covenant with Historic Savannah Foundation. If one exists, consultation with HSF must be considered prior to any undertaking.

Stop Work Orders in Historic Districts You've received a Stop Work Order from the City of Savannah and you're in a Historic District ... now what? Check out this brochure to see what you need to do next. Click here.

Replacement vs. Repair.
Preserving historic windows can actually be the more sustainable and cost effective measure in terms of energy efficiency. Download our Preserving Historic Windows Brochure
Updated July 2013! to find out more.

Fact Sheet for Historic Districts Check out our latest brochure on what it means to be in a local historic district! Click here.

Economic Incentives If a property is listed or eligible for listing in the National Register of Historic Places, individually or as a district, it is eligible for federal and state tax incentives...more

Local Historic Districts
Find boundary maps, ordinances, guidelines, and applications for review by clicking on the links below:

Savannah Historic District

Victorian District

Cuyler-Brownsville District

National Register Historic Districts Download our map illustrating all of the National Register Historic Districts in Chatham County.

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