Historic Districts Commission


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The Historic Districts Commission reviews and approves all plans within the Lexington Historic Districts for construction, demolition, exterior renovations, color changes, and signs.

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View Meetings Online and on Cable - LexMedia1st Thursday of every month.

HDC Calendar 2024

HDC Calendar 2023

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

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5 full, 4 associate members
Appointed by: Select Board
Term: 5 years

Members should have, by education or experience, a sense of dedication to:

  • Historical heritage
  • Historic preservation
  • Lexington's special townscape
  • The concept of architectural continuity

The Select Board seeks members with the following backgrounds:

  • Historical knowledge
  • Training in architecture, architectural history and/or aesthetics
  • Graphic design training or experience

Current Membership