This commission protects and promotes the historic character of the City and oversees the appearance of construction and renovation projects for historic landmark properties and recommends to City Council the designation of landmarks and historic districts.

Meeting Times 

Please refer to of City of Oberlin Calendar of Events for official dates.

Contact Us

For more information please contact Historic Preservation Commission Secretary, Saundra Phillips at 440 775-7182.


Name AddressTerm
VACANTN/A01/01/2021 - 12/31/2023
Maren McKee, Vice Chair211 N. Professor Street 01/01/2020 - 12/31/2022
Dorothy Washburn43 Colony Drive01/01/2021 - 12/31/2023
Cynthia Comer, Chair74 S. Cedar Street01/01/2020 - 12/31/2022
Maureen Simen36 Morgan Street01/01/2022 - 12/31/2023

A complete list of board and commission members can be found here.

Important Documents                    

Minutes & Agendas

Historic Preservation Commission Brochure

Oberlin Historic Landmarks Booklet

Ohio Sunshine Laws


Building Department

Planning Department 

Zoning Board of Appeals 

Housing Renewal Commission

Questions related to the application process for City board and commission appointments should be directed to the Oberlin Clerk of Council’s Office