Historic Zoning Commission


1) City Council adopted new fee schedules for Planning & Engineering effective April 13, 2023.

2) Applications for Planning Commission, Design Review, and BZA may now be submitted online.


The Historic Zoning Commission serves as City Council's official historic preservation review body to identify, preserve, protect, and promote Columbia’s historic resources.  

Agendas and Minutes

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

View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes


The Historic Zoning Commission meets on the second Thursday of every month at 4:00 pm in Columbia City Hall, Conference Room A (basement level). Please see the HZC Meeting Schedule for specific dates and times.


Members serve five-year terms.

  • Fisher, Lorie
    Term Expires January 14, 2026
  • Hendrickson, Terry
    Term Expires October 12, 2027
  • Lawrence, Michael Parks
    Term Expires February 9, 2028
  • Lucas, Melanie
    Term Expires December 10, 2025
  • Nuber, George
    Term Expires March 10, 2026
  • Shannon, James
    Term Expires March 9, 2026
  • Potter, Autumn
    Term Expires November 9, 2027

Meeting Attendance

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