How to Submit an Application
Heritage Preservation Applications
In order to submit a request for a grant, a cultural resource study, a landmark overlay, or a design review request in the Downtown, Landmark, or Townsite Overlay. You must submit a Historic Preservation Commission Master Application (PDF) in addition to other development applications, including site plans, sign permits, building permits, and demolition permits. This application was last revised in July 2020.
If you are submitting an application for a review of a Certificate of Appropriateness, a Certificate of Economic Hardship, a Phase I Cultural Resource Study or a Phase 2 Cultural Resource Study, the Community Development counter must receive your application by the time in the submission schedule below. Please provide photo documentation of notices being placed in the appropriate locations by the Notice Deadline if the property is within the Townsite Overlay.
2021 Submission Schedule
|HPC Meeting Date|
Third Wednesday of the Month
|Submission Deadline||Notice Deadline |
for Townsite Overlay Property
|June 16, 2021 at 4pm||Wednesday May 26, 2021 at Noon||Tuesday June 1, 2021 at 5pm|
|July 21, 2021 at 4pm||Wednesday June 30, 2021 at Noon||Tuesday July 6, 2021 at 4pm|
|August 18, 2021 at 4pm||Wednesday July 28, 2021 at Noon||Tuesday August 3, 2021 at 4pm|
|September 15, 2021 at 4pm||Wednesday August 25, 2021 at Noon||Tuesday August 31, 2021 at 4pm|
|October 20, 2021 at 4pm||Wednesday September 29, 2021 at Noon||Tuesday October 5, 2021 at 4pm|
|November 17, 2021 at 4pm||Wednesday October 27, 2021 at Noon||Tuesday November 2, 2021 at 4pm|
|December 15, 2021 at 4pm||Tuesday November 23, 2021 at Noon||Tuesday November 30, 2021 at 4pm|
Submitting Your Application / Commission Meetings
In order for your item to be put on the Heritage Preservation Commission (HPC) agenda, the Heritage Preservation Officer, Mark Reavis, must deem the application complete within 5 working days. Please also note that per the Flagstaff Zoning Code, the Heritage Preservation Officer may refer any application, including Letter Reports and Certificates of No Effect to the HPC for any reason. If the Heritage Preservation Officer refers the application, you will not need to resubmit, but additional materials may be requested.
City Hall is still closed and all applications are being accepted electronically. For the most up to date information on how to submit applications, please refer to the Community Development website.
Property owners or their representative should plan to attend the Commission meeting in order to present supplemental material and answer questions. The Commission may delay the approval of applications if the information is incomplete or there is no one available to answer their questions.
Note for Properties in the Townsite Overlay
For any new construction, addition, or other exterior alteration, the City of Flagstaff shall prepare, and the Applicant shall post for a minimum of 15 days, a Notice of Public Hearing for any application subject to review before the Historic Preservation Commission within the district. Such notices shall be conspicuously posted at the back of sidewalk on the subject site and on property line at the alley. In a case of multiple street frontages or alley frontages, additional notices shall be similarly posted on each additional street or alley. Please contact the Heritage Preservation Officer for a notice template and submittal instructions at least 30 days before your possible hearing date.