Historic Landmarks Commission (HLC)

The Rowan County Historic Landmarks Commission is a recommending body of seven (7) members appointed by the Rowan County Board of Commissioners. The Purpose of the commission is (1) to enhance the environmental and aesthetic quality of neighborhoods, as well as the rural areas of the county; (2) to strengthen the economic base by the stimulation of the tourist industry; and (3) to establish and improve property values by generating an improved appearance in older, transitional areas. Meetings are held in the Planning & Development Department conference room on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 4:00 PM.

Roster and Meeting Minutes.

Case Files

September 2017

: Agenda

HLC-01-17; Neely School:

Neely School Full Report.

February 2018

: Agenda

HLC-01-18; Griffith Sowers House:

Griffith Sowers Report.

Local Historic Landmarks Designation Reports