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The Bureau of Planning and Sustainability’s historic resources program provides information, guidance, and policy expertise to citizens, property owners, elected leaders, and other community partners interested in designating, protecting, and adaptively reusing Portland’s historic places. Program staff advance preservation-related planning projects, liaise with state and federal agencies, manage historic resource protection programs, and provide technical assistance to all Portlanders.
New approval criteria for additions, alterations, and new construction are being developed for the South Portland Historic District
View an interactive map of designated landmarks, historic and conservation districts, and resources included in the Historic Resource Inventory.
News and updates about historic resources and preservation projects
Learn more about the regulations that the City of Portland applies to significant historic resources.
Receive periodic updates about the City of Portland’s historic resource program.
Zoning code project that will develop new tools to guide the future of Portland’s historic places.
Miscellaneous publications and documents related to historic resources
The seven-member Historic Landmarks Commission provides leadership and expertise on preserving and enhancing Portland's historic resources.
An overview of Portland’s historic and conservation districts, with maps of each district.
Find out how historic resources are identified and designated.