Historic District Commission

Historic District Commission
c/o Building Department
725 Old Post Road
Fairfield, CT 06824
203-254-4770
hdc@fairfieldct.org


Function

The Historic District Commission discusses and votes on alterations to properties that are within the Town's three historic districts - Greenfield Hill, Southport and the Old Post Road by downtown Fairfield.

Meetings

The Historic District Commission generally meets virtually on the second Thursday of the month at 4:15 pm.  All schedules and locations are subject to change. Please check the Town Meetings Calendar for cancellations or location changes.

About the Historic District Commission

Term Length: Five Years (Two Term Limit)
# of Members: Five (Not Including Three Alternates)
Appointing Body: Board of Selectmen and RTM
Party Balance Required?: Yes
Defined In: Town Charter - Article X

Description

The Historic District Commission discusses and votes on alterations to properties that are within the town’s three historic districts in Greenfield Hill, Southport, and the Old Post Road by downtown Fairfield.

Powers and Duties

Duties include:

  • Approving nearly any change to a property that is within a historic district if that change is visible from a public street (assuming that natural barriers such as shrubs and trees are not in place, since they can be removed).
  • Studying and making recommendations to the RTM to establish additional historic properties from time to time as it sees fit. Only properties authorized in writing by the owner of record shall be recommended by the commission as designated by the RTM as historic properties.
Historic District Commission Member Listing

# Name (Party) Title Term
1 Rosina C. Negron (U) Vice-Chair 11/2022 - 11/2027
2 Arthur N. Gravanis (U)   11/2023 - 11/2028
3 Adam J. Klyver (R) Chair  11/2019 - 11/2024
4 Dr. Daryn Reyman-Lock (U) Clerk  11/2020 - 11/2025
5 George E. Clark, Jr. (R)    11/2021 - 11/2026
ALT1 James P. Bohan (R)   11/2023- 11/2028
ALT2 VACANT - Candidate Pending 03/25/24 RTM Approval   11/2019 - 11/2024
ALT3 Maura Garych (D) - Pending 02/26 RTM approval   11/2021 - 11/2026

Quick Links

Historic Districts and Properties Handbook