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WASHINGTON COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY     (Washington County, Utah)


HISTORIC PRESERVATION COMMISSIONS   (HPCs)

A Historic Preservation Commission (HPC) is ...

To become a HPC, ...

The following Historic Preservation Commissions have been established in Washington County:

      Hurricane Historical Preservation Commission
      http://www.cityofhurricane.com/categories/committees/histrorical-pres

      Leeds Historic Preservation Commission
      (formerly the Leeds Historical Society)
      LoAnne Barnes, President, loanneljl@yahoo.com

      Rockville Historic Preservation Commission
      Jane Whalen, President, janewhalen@earthlink.net

      Springdale Historic Preservation Commission
      http://www.springdaletown.com/administration/historic-preservation-commission

      St. George Historic Preservation Commission
      http://wchsutah.org/miscellaneous/stg-hist-pres-comm.php


HISTORY

TBD


REFERENCES

Utah State Statutes defining powers of municipalities and counties to preserve historic places:

    Utah Code
    Title 10, Utah Municipal Code
    Chapter 8, Powers and Duties of Municipalities
    Section 85.9, Preservation of historical areas and sites.

    Utah Code
    Title 17, Counties
    Chapter 50, General Provisions for Counties
    Section 326 Preservation of historical areas and sites.

Utah State Statutes regarding the inclusion of a historic preservation element in the general plans of municipalities and counties:

    Utah Code
    Title 10, Utah Municipal Code
    Chapter 9a, Municipal Land Use, Development, and Management Act
    Section 401 General plan required -- Content.

    Utah Code
    Title 17, Counties
    Chapter 27a, County Land Use, Development, and Management Act
    Section 401 General plan required -- Content -- Provisions related to radioactive waste facility.