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Historical Resources Board



The Historical Resources Board shall advise the Mayor, City Council, City Planning Commission, Park and Recreation Board and City Manager relating to the identification, protection retention and preservation of historical sites in the City.


Appointed by Mayor and confirmed by Council.


Two-year staggered terms and until a successor is appointed and qualified. The expiration date of all terms shall be March 1, however not more than eight terms shall expire in any year. During March of each year the Mayor may designate one member as Chairperson; however, in the absence of such designation, the Board shall, on or after April 15, select from among its members a Chairperson. Appointments to fill vacancies shall be for the unexpired term.

Members shall be limited to a maximum of eight (8) consecutive years in office and an interval of four (4) years must pass before such persons can be reappointed.


Eleven (11) members. Each member is prohibited from engaging in any activity which could result in conflict of interest and must make an annual statement of financial disclosure.

Governed By

San Diego Municipal Code, PDF icon Chapter 11, Article 1, Division 2, Section 111.0206 - first adopted 12-7-1965; amended by PDF icon O-11824, N.S. adopted 3/31/76, PDF icon O-18451 N.S. adopted 12/09/97, amended by PDF icon O-19526, N.S. adopted 8/6/06. PDF icon Section 43 of City Charter - amended 11/4/96, effective 1/29/1970. PDF icon Section 42 of City Charter - addition voted 11/06/73, effective 12/7/73. PDF icon Council Policy 000-13. Resolution PDF icon R-219092, 8-17-1977.

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