Historic Preservation Commission

The Douglasville Historic Preservation Commission has been created pursuant to the Georgia Historic Preservation Act and the Historic Preservation Ordinance establishing the Douglasville Historic Preservation Commission, adopted by the City Council of the City of Douglasville. The Historic Preservation Commission (HPC) is authorized to exercise all the powers specifically set forth in the Code of the City of Douglasville without prior approval of the City Council except as provided therein.

The Historic Preservation Commission has the authority to adopt rules and standards for:
  • The transaction of its business
  • Consideration of applications for designations
  • Certificates of Appropriateness (COA)

An Historic Preservation Commission (HPC) is an appointed body of 5 members who make informed decisions based on the Secretary of Interiors Standards for the restoration, rehabilitation, and repair to properties in the local commercial and residential historic districts. All members must be residents of the City and have demonstrated special interest, experience or education in history, architecture or the preservation of historic resources.These decisions result in the issuance of a Certificate of Appropriateness (COA) which allows the property owners to proceed with approved work.

Regular Hearings


The Historic Preservation Commission meet every 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month at 6:00 P.M. at 6695 Church Street. 2017 Meeting Dates

Historic Preservation Commission Members


Kip Berry
3737 Lake Vista
Douglasville, GA 30135
770-949-3832

Dennis Connally
8433 Campbellton Street
Douglasville, GA 30134

Phil Wren
8990 Rose Avenue
Douglasville, GA 30135
770-942-5642

Elaine Pendley-Sears
6591 Church Street
Douglasville, GA 30134
770-949-4747