Historic Districts Commission
"The purpose of this [Historic Districts] Act is to promote the educational, cultural, economic and general welfare of the public through the preservation and protection of buildings, places and districts of historic or literary significance through the development and maintenance of appropriate settings for said buildings, places and districts and through the maintenance of said buildings, places and districts as sites and landmarks compatible with the literary and historic tradition of Concord."
- 7 p.m.
- Generally the 1st & 3rd Thursday of the month (unless otherwise noted)
- All meetings will be held remotely through Zoom until further notice. Please see agenda for Zoom meeting information.
Agendas, Minutes & Meeting Recordings
Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
View most recent Agendas and Minutes
Meeting recordings can be found on Minuteman Media Network's YouTube page here:
|Meeting Date||Deadline for
|Jan 5, 2023||Dec 6, 2022||Virtual Hearing - See Agenda for Zoom Info|
|Jan 26, 2023||Dec 27, 2022||Virtual Hearing - See Agenda for Zoom Info|
|Feb 2, 2023||Jan 3, 2023||1st Floor Meeting Room, 141 Keyes Road, Concord, MA|
|Feb 23, 2023||Jan 24, 2023||TBD|
|Mar 21, 2023||Feb 21, 2023||TBD|
|Apr 6, 2023||Mar 7, 2023||TBD|
|Apr 20, 2023||Mar 21, 2023||TBD|
|May 4, 2023||Apr 4, 2024||TBD|
|May 18, 2023||Apr 18, 2023||TBD|
|Jun 1, 2023||May 2, 2023||TBD|
|Jun 15, 2023||May 16, 2023||TBD|
|Jul 6, 2023||Jun 6, 2023||TBD|
|Jul 20, 2023||Jun 20, 2023||TBD|
|Aug 3, 2023||Jul 3, 2023||TBD|
|Aug 17, 2023||Jul 18, 2023||TBD|
|Sep 7, 2023||Aug 8, 2023||TBD|
|Sep 21, 2023||Aug 22, 2023||TBD|
|Oct 5, 2023||Sep 5, 2023||TBD|
|Oct 19, 2023||Sep 19, 2023||TBD|
|Nov 2, 2023||Oct 3, 2023||TBD|
|Nov 16, 2023||Oct 17, 2023||TBD|
|Dec 21, 2023||Nov 21, 2023||TBD|
|Member||Nominated By||Term Expires|
|Luis Berrizbeitia, Chair||Planning Board||January 1, 2024|
|Katharine Mast||Library||January 1, 2028|
|Paul Ware||Natural Resources||January 1, 2024|
|Melinda Shumway||Select Board||January 1, 2026|
|Associate Member||Nominated By||Term Expires|
|Kate Chartener*||Concord Museum||January 1, 2027|
|William Huyett||Library||January 1, 2028|
|Dennis Fiori||Select Board||April 30, 2023|
|Walter Clay||Planning Board||January 1, 2024|
|Henry Moss||Natural Resources||January 1, 2025|
Historic Districts Commission Charge
The Historic Districts Commission is charged with determining the appropriateness of exterior architectural features of buildings and structures to be erected within the historic districts wherever such features are subject to view from a public street, way or place; the appropriateness of changes in exterior color features of buildings and structures within the historic districts wherever such features are subject to view from a public street, way or place; the demolition or removal of any building or structure within the historic districts; the appropriateness of the erection or display of occupational, commercial or other signs and billboards within the historic districts.
Note: For more information about the Powers, Functions and Duties of the Commission, please see section 9 of Chapter 345 ().