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Landmarks Preservation Commission

Established as a part of the County government in 1976, the Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) approves the inclusion of historic properties along with their Historic Environmental Settings (HES) on the Preliminary Landmarks List and the formation of County historic districts. The LPC also approves exterior alterations affecting any structures on the Preliminary or Final Baltimore County Landmarks List and all developments including exterior alterations, within County historic districts. Learn more about Baltimore County and National Historic Properties and Districts.

Rules of Procedure

The Commission operates under the authority, standards, and requirements of Title 7 of Article 32 in Baltimore County law, and uses, for guidance in its decision-making, the Rules of Procedure, Historic Guidelines and Regulations and Resolutions as follows:

The LPC has further agreed to operate by procedures as follows:


The LPC usually meets at 6 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month, excluding August and December.

Applications for projects located in County Historic Districts, or for structures on the Preliminary or Final Landmarks List, must be submitted with all required materials at least two weeks before the meeting.

Subscribe to receive email notifications when the latest Landmarks Preservation Commission meeting documents have been posted.

Inclement Weather Policy

This policy will be implemented for the foreseeable future and will follow the actions of the County offices.

No meetings will be held when County offices are closed for the day, meetings will proceed as scheduled if County offices are under liberal leave status. For questions regarding the cancellation of a meeting, contact the Department of Planning, Preservation Services by calling 410-887-3495.


To view upcoming meeting details and documents, select from the list below.

  • LPC Meeting: October 14
  • October 14, 2021 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Virtual WebEx Meeting
  • Required Materials Submittal Date: September 30.

    Meeting Details: Will be posted when available.


2020 Meetings

DateSubmittal DatesLocationMeeting Documents
January 9
6 p.m.
December 26, 2019Jefferson Building, Room 104
February 13
6 p.m.
January 30Jefferson Building, Room 104
March 12
6 p.m.
February 27Jefferson Building, Room 104
April 15
6 p.m.
April 1Jefferson Building, Room 104
May 14
6 p.m.
April 30Watch the recording.
June 11
6 p.m.
May 28Watch the recording.
July 9
6 p.m.
June 25Watch the recording.
September 10
6 p.m.
August 27Watch the recording.
October 8
6 p.m.
September 24Watch the recording.
November 12
6 p.m.
October 29Watch the recording.


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