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Heritage and Landmark Commission

The Heritage and Landmark Commission meets the 1st Monday of each month at 5:30 p.m.
in the
Willow Creek Conference Room, 222 NE 2nd Avenue, 1st Floor.
Establishing Ordinance: Municipal Code 16.110.025 Updated by Ordinance 1469 in 2018
Type of Appointment: By City Council
Number of Members: 7 members plus one non-voting high school student (residing within the Canby School District Boundary). A Majority of the Commission must reside or work inside the Urban Growth Boundary.
Term Length: 3 years; July 1 to June 30

Duties and powers:
It is the responsibility of the Heritage and Landmark Commission is to ensure that the purposes of this section are implemented, and to perform the following duties (Ord. 1469, 2018):

Adopt rules to govern its deliberations and decisions, including a method to record its proceedings.
Carry out the duties described for it in this ordinance and assist the Planning Director, Planning Commission and City Council on historic preservation matters (Ord. 1469,2018).
Maintain and update an inventory of historic resources within the city, as provided under section 16.110.035.
Review and render decisions on all historic landmark and historic district applications, as provided under section 16.110.045.
Review and make recommendations on application of the Historical Protection Overlay Zone, as provided under section 16.110.045.
Review and render decisions on proposals to alter the exterior of a Historic Landmark subject to the procedures and criteria set forth in section 16.110.080.
Review and render decisions on all proposed new construction on property where a Historic Landmark is located, or within a Historic District, subject to the procedures and criteria set forth in section 16.110.080.
Review all requests for demolition of a historic landmark or contributing resource, as provided under section 16.110.075.
Review and make recommendations to the Planning Commission on all Conditional Use applications under section 16.38.
Review and make recommendations on all partitions and subdivisions of designated properties, as provided under section 16.110.085.
Disseminate information to educate the public as to local, state and federal laws protecting antiquities and historic places.
Act as consultant for local preservation groups, educational workshops, signage and monumentation projects, and other similar projects.
Advise interest groups, agencies, boards, commissions, and citizens on matters relating to historic preservation within the city.
Provide design guidance for historic property owners. (Ord. 905, 1994; Ord. 1061, 2000)

For additional minutes and other documents please visit the City of Canby Electronic Records Management System Page

View the Historic Preservation Plan - July 2020

HLC Plan 2020-2021

Board Members
Term Ends
Havlyn Ehrich (Student) June 20, 2021
Judi Jarosh - Chair June 30, 2023
Jennifer Giller June 30, 2023
Corina Kanen
June 30, 2021
Rachel Swanson June 30, 2021
VACANT June 30, 2022
Ron Burn
June 30, 2022
Doug Birkeland June 30, 2022
City Council Liaison: Greg Parker
Staff Liaison: Calvin LeSueur
Agenda For: Minutes For:
May 3, 2021  
April 5, 2021 April 5, 2021
March 1, 2021 March 1, 2021
February 1, 2021 February 1, 2021

December 7, 2020

Section 106 Document

December 7, 2020
November 2, 2020 November 2, 2020
October5, 2020 October 5, 2020

August 3, 2020


August 3, 2020

* Heritage Trail: Building a Better Community
* Heritage Trail: Exploring Community Connections

For more information on what the board does and board requirements visit Chapter 16.110 of Canby's Municipal Code

Last Update: May 5, 2021