The Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) is responsible for the preservation and protection of Berkeley's cultural and historic landmarks. The LPC is also responsible for making discretionary decisions for alterations to cultural and historic landmarks. The LPC generally meets on the 1st Monday of each month. Copies of agendas and staff reports for each meeting are available at the Land Use Planning Division, 1st floor administrative unit prior to the meeting. Call 981-7410 for more information or email the commission secretary.

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Current Applications

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Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS):

Landmark Application Process

  • For a list of designated City Landmarks please see
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  • For designation criteria please see the Landmarks Preservation Ordinance Section 3.24.110.
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  • For Landmark application cover sheet please see
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  • For Landmark application form please see
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