Kalamazoo Historic District Commission (HDC)
The Commission conducts design review hearings in a quasi-judicial capacity to decide issues relating to the enforcement of the Historic District ordinance and to permit, within standards established by the ordinance, exceptions to strict compliance with the terms of the ordinance in recognized historic districts and as applied to designated landmarks.
Meeting Times and Contact Information
Becoming a Member
Residency Requirements: must be a city resident
Appointment Process: Ultimately the City Commission must approve the appointments of all board and commission members. When the City Clerk's Office receives an application, we send copies to the staff liaison and chair of board(s) listed on the application. The individual boards and commissions must recommend nominees for appointment, and each board has their own processes and procedures for considering applications. The timetable for this process depends on the number of vacancies on a particular board, and the extent of a board's nominating procedure. Questions about the status of a Board and Commission Application should be directed to the staff liaison(s) for the appropriate board(s).
Agendas, Minutes, and Other Important Documents
Note: The documents listed below are in Portable Document Format (PDF). Adobe Acrobat Reader is required for viewing these documents. This software can be downloaded for free from the Adobe website.
Click on the following links to view important documents related to the HDC.