Established in 2013 under Chapter 36 of the Shreveport Code of Ordinances , the primary purpose of the Shreveport Historic Preservation Commission (HPC) is to advise, research, archive, make recommends, and in some cases decisions, in furtherance of the City’s goals of balancing historic preservation and revitalization with new growth and development in accordance with the Shreveport Unified Development Code (Shreveport UDC).

The HPC has five regular members and two alternates. All seven (7) members are volunteers from various backgrounds. By Ordinance shall be appointed by the Mayor, subject to confirmation by the City Council, and shall be residents of the City of Shreveport and shall have the interest, knowledge, experience, capability and demonstrated desire to promote historic preservation in the City.  HPC members typically serve for four-year terms and can be re-appointed.

HPC meetings are typically held the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 4:00 p.m. in  the Government Chambers Conference Room.

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