Historic Resources Commission

Liaison Agency

Planning and Building Agency

Meeting Day, Time and Place

1st Thursday of the month, 4:30 pm
Santa Ana Council Chamber
22 Civic Center Plaza


Considers all matters referred by the City Council or the City Manager; recommends policies and regulations regarding the protection of the historic heritage of Santa Ana through designation of historical property, historic districts, and neighborhoods; reviews all requests for exterior work or demolition of historic structures; recommends policies and regulations regarding the protection, reuse and rehabilitation of historical property; encourages public understanding and involvement in historic and architectural heritage.


Total of 9 members: 7 regular members, 1 representative from the Planning Commission and 1 representative from the Community Redevelopment and Housing Commission.


  • Qualified elector of the City of Santa Ana
  • Cannot be a treasurer of a Political Action Commission
  • Members should possess an expertise and experience in the disciplines of architecture, history, architectural history, planning or other historic preservation related disciplines, such as urban planning, to the extent that such professionals are available in the commnunity