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Historic Resources Committee


In response to the State of California stay-at-home order, City Council meetings will not be available for in-person public attendance until further notice. Meetings will be held virtually in compliance with the Governor’s Executive Order N-25-20 AND N-29-20. To view and participate in the meetings please refer to the Meeting Instructions below.

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The Historic Resources Committee consists of seven members appointed to staggered terms of two years and demonstrate interest and knowledge of historic preservation and cultural resources. One member shall be a licensed architect with preservation experience, one shall be a licensed general contractor with preservation experience, and one shall be a representative of the Pacific Grove Heritage Society (Heritage Society shall appoint its member).

The Committee was created by ordinance to hear and make determinations regarding additions and deletions to the historic resources inventory. The Committee also performs such other duties relating to the historical preservation of the community as further described in Chapter 23.76 of the Pacific Grove Municipal Code. Any property may be added to the City’s Historic Resources Inventory in accordance with the requirements of Municipal Code Section 23.76.030(a). Inclusion on the Inventory is based on the criteria listed in Municipal Code Section 23.76.025 and is not limited to a specific year of construction. The consent of the property owner is not required for inclusion on the Inventory.


Agendas are typically posted 72 hours prior to each meeting. Minutes are posted after they are approved. Agendas and minutes will be accessible on the website for approximately 24 months.

Complete List of 2021 Meetings (subject to change)

(for meetings prior to August 1, 2020, search here)