Historic Preservation Commission


The Richmond Hill HPC consists of five members appointed by the Mayor and Council. Powers of the HPC may include, but are not limited to: prepare and maintain an inventory of all historic resources within the City of Richmond Hill having potential for designation as local historic landmarks or resources in a historic district, recommend to the Richmond Hill City Council specific districts, sites, buildings, structures, or objects to be designated by the ordinance as local historic landmarks or local historic districts, review applications for Certificates of Appropriateness (COA) and grant or deny the same in accordance with the provisions of the ordinance, restore or preserve any historic or exceptionally significant resources acquired by the City of Richmond Hill, conduct educational programs on resources located within the City and on general historic preservation activities, and to seek out local, state, federal, or private funds for historic preservation, and make recommendations to the Richmond Hill City Council concerning the most appropriate uses of any funds acquired.


  • Beginning at 2:30 p.m.
  • Third Thursday of every month
  • Held in the City Hall Council Chambers
  • Located at 40 Richard R. Davis Drive Richmond Hill, GA 31324

Agendas & Minutes

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

Agendas and Minutes


  • Jack Giddens, Chair
  • Jennifer Sheahan, Vice Chair
  • Carrol Ann Coleman, Secretary
  • Cecilia Bird
  • Georgene Brazer

Forms and References

COA Application

Ford Avenue Historic District Map

Historic Preservation Ordinance (PDF)

Historic Preservation Commission Bylaws (PDF)

City of Richmond Hill Historic Resources Survey Report (PDF)