Design Guidelines

The Historic Landmarks Commission approved the updated guidelines in 2018.  A series of public meetings were held to include community input to these guidelines.  All applicants must review the guidelines prior to submitting an application.


  • Nicole Saunders-Meske
  • Bruce Massey
  • Jim Broomall
  • Keith Alexander
  • Carmen Slater
  • Tom Mayes
  • Rebecca Bicker
  • Andy Beall, Planning and Zoning Administrator, email  or phone 304-876-6858

HLC Meetings

Meetings are held on the second Monday of each month at 5:00 p.m. at the Town Hall, 104 North King Street (unless otherwise scheduled).

Helpful Resources

Historic District Design Guidelines

1986 Historic District Map

Preservation Directory

Historic Shepherdstown, our Preservation Partner

Geo-Explorer - Maps and Documents exploring the history, culture, and architecture of Jefferson County

Solar Panels on Historic Buildings

GIS- Geodatabase (Parcel Data & Historic Surveys)

State Grants and Tax Credits

Agendas And Minutes

Date Agenda Minutes
January 2024 Agenda/Packet Minutes
February 2024 Agenda/Packet Minutes
March 2024 Agenda/Packet Minutes
April 2024 Agenda/Packet Minutes
May 2024 Agenda/Packet Minutes

2023 Agendas and Minutes

2022  Agendas and Minutes

2021 Agendas and Minutes

2020 Agendas and Minutes

2019 Agendas and Minutes

2018 Agendas and Minutes

2017 Agendas and Minutes

2016 Agendas and Minutes

2015 Agendas and Minutes

2014 Agendas and Minutes