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Historic Preservation Commission
The Historic Preservation Commission (HPC) is a seven member board which works towards the promotion and protection of historic districts, landmarks, and sites within the City of Council Bluffs. The HPC reviews and approves all exterior modifications to locally designated historic buildings,landmarks and sites.

The primary duties and responsibilities for this Commission include:
  • Recommending to the City Council, historic buildings, districts, objects or sites worthy of local designation;
  • Educating the public on the historical heritage of the city;
  • Making recommendations to the City Council on land use, urban renewal, urban revitalization and other planning actions related to historic preservation;
  • Conducting studies for identifying and designating historic districts and sites in the City;
  • Authorizing the development of historic preservation plans; and
  • Undertaking other historic preservation matters as requested by City Council.

  • 4:00 p.m.
  • First Wednesday every month
  • City Council Chambers (unless otherwise noted)                           2nd Floor, City Hall, 209 Pearl Street

Intensive-level Historic Architectural Survey of the South 8th Street Neighborhood (draft report)

Contact Us

Rose Brown, AICP
Planning Coordinator

Mailing Address
Community Development Department
209 Pearl St.
Council Bluffs, IA 51503

Office Location
403 Willow Ave.
Council Bluffs, IA 51503

Ph: (712) 328-4629
Fx: (712) 328-4915

Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m

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