Landmarks Commission

Established in 1975, the mission of the Landmarks Commission is “To protect improvements and areas which represent the City's cultural, social, economic, political and architectural history; safeguard the City's historic, aesthetic and cultural heritage; and promote the use of landmarks and historic districts for the education, pleasure and welfare of the people.” [SMMC Chapter 9.56]

 

Current members, applicants, vacancies, and appointment application

 

Responsibilities

  • Designate landmarks, structures of merit, and advise on potential historic districts
  • Conduct evaluations of applications for designation of historic resources
  • Regulate and control the alteration of any landmark
  • Maintain a current listing and description of designated historic resources
  • Provide for a suitable, sign, plaque or other marker indicating the designation
  • Participate in environmental review procedures

Meetings & Minutes

The Landmarks Commission typically meets on the 2nd Monday of each month at 7:00 PM in the Council Chambers, City Hall, 1685 Main Street, Santa Monica, California.

 

Please note: From September through December 2017, meetings for the Architectural Review Board, Landmarks Commission, and Planning Commission, have been temporarily moved to new locations. Please see agenda for specific location details. 


Third Street Neighborhood Historic District Determinations (Certificate of Administrative Approval)

227 Beach Street (17ENT-0225) – 11/09/17

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