Historic Preservation Review Commission Law and Legal Definition

Pursuant to 16 USCS § 470w (13), [Title 16. Conservation; Chapter 1A. Historic Sites, Buildings, Objects, and Antiquities; National Historic Preservation; General and Miscellaneous] the term Historic preservation review commission means “a board, council, commission, or other similar collegial body which is established by State or local legislation as provided in section 101(c)(1)(B) [16 USCS § 470a(c)(1)(B)], and the members of which are appointed, unless otherwise provided by State or local legislation, by the chief elected official of the jurisdiction concerned from among--

(A) professionals in the disciplines of architecture, history, architectural history, planning, prehistoric and historic archaeology, folklore, cultural anthropology, curation, conservation, and landscape architecture, or related disciplines, to the extent such professionals are available in the community concerned, and

(B) such other persons as have demonstrated special interest, experience, or knowledge in history, architecture, or related disciplines and as will provide for an adequate and qualified commission.”