Historical Preservation Board

Duties/Responsibilities

  • Providing historical markers, plaques, and other recognition for individual historic resources, districts, archaeological sites, archaeological zones, and paleontological zones
  • Recommending zoning and building code amendments to the proper authorities to assist in promoting historic preservation
  • Developing and applying design guidelines
  • Initiating, reviewing, and updating historic site surveys in the City
  • Reviewing National Register nominations and providing comments to the appropriate entities
  • Reviewing and making recommendations to City staff regarding grants and financial incentives that assist in promoting historic preservation within the City that are available to property owners and the City
  • Promoting the awareness of historic preservation and its community benefits
  • Preparing and maintaining records of the Historic Preservation Board’s actions and decisions
  • Fulfilling all obligations and requirements associated with the Certified Local Government Program
  • Promoting and assisting in the creation, program, and work of local historical, archaeological, and genealogical societies

Membership makeup:

Five (5) members

  • nominated by the Commission
  • members of the community based on virtue of their profession, business or civic involvement
  • demonstration of concern for historic preservation

Board Liaison:

Eric Power, Director of Planning & Development Services, 954-480-4206 or EPower@deerfield-beach.com


For more information (meeting details or board related questions), please contact the board liaison.