Historic Preservation

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Peoria Historic Preservation

Historic Preservation Commission

Peoria's Historic Preservation Commission consists of seven members, appointed by the Mayor with the approval of the City Council. The duties of the Commission include advising the Planning & Zoning Commission and City Council on issues such as the identification and designation of landmarks and historic districts, and the utilization of funds to promote the preservation of such landmarks and historic districts within the City of Peoria. The role of the Commission is also to increase public awareness of the importance of historic, cultural, and architectural preservation.

General Information

Applying National Criteria for Evaluation (PDF)
Citizens Guide to Section 106 (PDF)
Evaluating & Registering Archaeological Properties (PDF)
Guidelines for Local Surveys (PDF)
National Register Listing Information & Benefits (PDF)
Researching Historic Properties (PDF)

Local Information

Self Guided Walking Tour - 83rd Ave. & Madison St. (PDF)
Self Guided Walking Tour - Old Town Commercial (PDF)
The Varney Story - Historic Context Report (PDF)
Weedville Map (PDF)
Weedville Historic Context Report (PDF)
Weedville Historic Resources Report and Inventory (PDF)


Historic Resources Survey 2005 (PDF)
Historic Preservation Master Plan 2012 (PDF)
Palo Verde Interpretive Plan (PDF)

Minutes and Application

Historic Preservation Commission Meeting Minutes
Historic Property Application Form (PDF)
Historic Preservation Commission

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