Historic Preservation Commission


The Clark County Historic Preservation Commission raises awareness of the county’s historic and cultural resources and serves as the county’s primary resource on historic preservation. The commission initiates and maintains the Clark County Historic Register and reviews proposed design changes to registered properties.

The commission has a minimum of five members appointed by the Clark County Council. Members must have demonstrated special interest, experience or knowledge in history, historic preservation, architecture or related disciplines.


The Historic Preservation Commission typically meets at 6 p.m. on the first Wednesday of each month at the Public Service Center, 6th floor hearing room, 1300 Franklin St., Vancouver. However until further notice, the commission meetings will be held remotely via Webex.

How to participate remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic

Until further notice, the Historic Preservation Commission meetings will be held in a virtual format with members attending and voting via WebEx.

The Historic Preservation Commission will accept public testimony regarding any case, project, or property before them for official review. The commission will accept public comment on any other topic at the end of the meeting. Each speaker will be limited to three minutes. 

If you would like to speak during the public comment period, you will need to connect to the meeting via your computer/internet or by phone. 

If you would like to provide public testimony or public comment but are not able to participate during the meeting, please send your comments at least two days prior to the hearing to:

Email: historicpreservation@clark.wa.gov
Mail:   Clark County Historic Preservation Commission
             PO Box 9810, Vancouver, WA 98666-9810

There were either no meetings scheduled for the selected year or meeting records for the selected year are only available via public records request.