Chesapeake Historic Preservation Commission


  • 5 p.m.
  • 2nd Thursday of every month
  • Parks, Recreation and Tourism Administrative Office
    1224 Progressive Drive

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

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  1. Jennifer Knight


  1. Amelia Wallace

    Vice Chair

Historic Preservation Commission Map and CannonOverview

The Historic Preservation Commission shall act in an advisory capacity to City Council and the Planning Commission to implement the Historic Preservation Plan, to maintain and update a list of historic sites in the City, recommend areas, sites, buildings and structures for consideration as local historic districts, develop architectural guidelines for historic buildings and structures which may be recommended to City Council for inclusion in the architectural review standards of the Historic and Cultural Preservation Overlay District. (City Code Sec 2-620.13)

The Historic Preservation Commission is a board created to maintain a list of historic sites in Chesapeake and identify areas or recommend structures which qualify for historic preservation. The board has adopted the National Alliance of Preservation Commissions Code of Ethics (PDF).

Historic Preservation Month: Episode 6 - Cornland School

Join Councilmember Dr. Ella Ward, former HPC Chair Patti McCambridge, and two former Cornland School students, Mildred Brown and Emma Nixon, as they share memories of the Cornland School and future plans for the building's relocation.

See additional video episode links in the online HPC Library!