Historic Preservation Committee (HPC)


The Board of County Commissioners adopted Ordinance 2013-04 and Ordinance 2013 19  establishing a Historic Preservation Program within Wakulla County. These ordinances created a Historic Preservation Committee (HPC) and a Local Register of Historic Places. Additionally, the ordinances established criteria and procedures for designation of historic sites, structures and districts and set forth regulations for construction, reconstruction, alteration and demolition of historic sites and structures.

The Local Register of Historic Places can be viewed here.

Membership of the Historic Preservation Committee (HPC) is appointed by the Board of County Commissioners and adopted by Resolution. The HPC is charged with reviewing and making recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners on matters relating to the designation, regulation and administration of historical, cultural and architectural resources within Wakulla County. Members of the HPC offer expertise in areas of architecture, history, architectural history, planning, prehistoric and historic archaeology, folklore, cultural anthropology, curation, conservation and landscape architecture.  View the list of Current HPC Members.  The HPC has adopted Rules of Procedure to guide their activities, and these Rules of Procedure can be viewed here.

Wakulla County received the designation of a Florida Certified Local Government (CLG) on February 22, 2016.  As a participant in the CLG program, the County will pursue the protection and preservation of resources of historical, architectural and archaeological value through it's HPC.  To contact the HPC or request a review of an archaeological survey or historic related application please connect with the staff liaison via the following:

Ashley Yost, Planner
Planning and Community Development
3093 Crawfordville Highway
Crawfordville, FL  32327

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George's Cafe (Current Site of Angelo & Son's Seafood Restaurant) 


Application for Certificate of Appropriateness     
 Local Register of Historic Places Nomination Application

Abbreviated Application for Local Register of Historic Places Nomination (to be used with Florida Master Site File or National Register of Historic Places documentation)

HPC Public Meetings are held in the Wakulla County Board of County Commissioners Administration Conference Room located at 3093 Crawfordville Highway, Crawfordville, FL  32327.  

January 29, 2024 Meeting Agenda

January 29, 2024 Notice of Meeting