Preservation Commission

The Preservation Commission is responsible for:

  • Investigating and recommending to the City Council the adoption of ordinances designating certain properties as preservation and historic districts
  • Reviewing applications for properties under construction or demolition that reside within designated historic districts

For more information:

Carbondale Historic Preservation Plan
Carbondale Preservation Awards Program
History of Carbondale
Photographs of Historic Places in Town


  • 9 voting members appointed by the Mayor with the consent of the Council consisting of: Not less than 7 members living inside City limits, 2 members residing within the City's zoning jurisdiction or residing outside the City but own real estate within the City
  • Members appoint Chair


  • Three-year term

Members of the Preservation Commission are:

Megan Brightharp (Planner)
Jason Sigler (Chair)
Ed Van Awken
Kathy Benedict
Kevin P. Clark
Dorothy Ittner
April McCreary
Jordan Wren
Justin Zurlinden

Barbara Doherty





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