Cultural Heritage Commission

The Cultural Heritage Commission (CHC) reviews design of all changes to designated properties, and identifies buildings and neighborhoods with architectural and historical value, recommending designation as City landmarks to the Mayor and City Council and Planning Commission.

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Commission Members

  • Alan Burks, AIA LEED AP, Chair
  • Karen L. Highberger, Vice Chair
  • Tasha Hunter
  • Craig Smith
  • Kathleen Irvine
  • Jan Robert van Dijs
  • Julianna Roosevelt

Officer Election: Annually in July
Term: 2 tears (4 terms max.)
Membership: Appointed by Mayor

Staff Liaison:
Christopher Koontz, Advance Planning Officer, (562) 570-6288

Second Monday of each month at 5:30 p.m. at Chti Hall, Council Chambers.