Historical Commission


The Historical Commission serves as a consultative and advisory body for the Board of Supervisors and other county commissions, agencies and departments on the preservation and promotion of the county's historic heritage.


    The commission reviews zoning requests which may have the potential to impact surveyed historic resources, assists with the preparation and update of the Comprehensive Plan, Section 6 Historic Resources–Heritage Tourism and serves as the contact and decision making authority for the Hanover County Preservation Grants program (subject to available funding).




    One member of the Board of Supervisors, one member representing each of the seven magisterial districts in the county, one representative from each of the selected historical organizations in the county and one staff member

    Terms of Service:

    Two year terms

    Contact Person(s):

    Claudia Cheely, Senior Planner II

    Meeting Schedule:

    The third Monday of the month
    Meetings begin at 7:00 p.m.

    Meeting Location:

    Planning Department Conference Room - 2nd Floor
    Hanover County Administration Building
    7516 County Complex Road
    Hanover, VA 23069

    Further Information:

    (804) 365-6171