Past Training Presentations

Fall 2016 Historic Preservation Commission Training Presentations -- Columbus, Georgia

In November 2016, GAPC partnered with the Georgia Historic Preservation Division (HPD) for a one-day Historic Preservation Commission Training in Columbus, Georgia.  PDF versions of the presentations are available below.


Melvin B. Hill, Jr. Esq. -- Ethics and the Historic Preservation Commissioner

Melvin B. Hill, Jr. Esq. -- The Legal Framework for Historic Preservation Law: The Big Picture

Doug Young -- Building a Preservation Ethic, Gaining Public Support, and Public Involvement

Commercial and Residential Types and Styles

Design Guidelines and Their Application

Project Funding and Implementation

The Georgia Historic Preservation Act


Spring 2016 Historic Preservation Commission Training Presentations - Athens, Georgia

In March 2016, GAPC partnered with the Georgia Historic Preservation Division (HPD) for a one-day Historic Preservation Commission Training in Athens, Georgia.  An agenda is available here. PDF versions of the presentations are available below.


Susan Garrett - Preservation Law Training

Joseph Smith - Introduction to Historic District Guidelines

Joseph Smith -   Part I: Commercial and Residential Building Types and Styles
  Part II: Commercial and Residential Building Types and Styles
  Part III: Commercial and Residential Building Types and Styles


2015 - Historic Preservation Commission Training Presentations - Thomasville, Georgia

In November 2015, the Georgia HPD hosted a one-day HPC Training in Thomasville, Georgia. An agenda is available here. PDF versions of the presentations are available below.


Melvin B. Hill, Jr. - The Georgia Historic Preservation Act

Melvin B. Hill, Jr. - Legal Framework for Historic Preservation

Ken Kocher - Standards and Guidelines for Design Review



2015 Historic Preservation Commission Training Presentations - Dahlonega, Georgia 
In April 2015, GAPC partnered with the Georgia Historic Preservation Division (HPD) to host a two-day Historic Preservation Commission (HPC) Training in Dahlonega, Georgia. An agenda is available here. PDF versions of the presentations are available below.  

Charlie Miller- New HPC Member Orientation

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