Heritage Preservation Commission

Regular Meetings

  • 9:00 a.m.
  • 2nd Tuesday of every quarter
  • City Hall/Linda Callon Conference Room
    13777 Fruitvale Avenue
    Saratoga, CA 95070

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NameTerm End
Sharon Boyce-Bender, Chair
December 31, 2023
Margarete Minar, Vice ChairDecember 31, 2026
Zhen LiDecember 31, 2024
Priya Shastri,
Saratoga Historical Foundation Nominee
December 31, 2024
VacantDecember 31, 2025

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One member is nominated by the Saratoga Historical Foundation and two members must be trained and experienced in the field of construction, structural rehabilitation, licensed architect, engineer, contractor or urban planner.

The Heritage Preservation Commission functions as a liaison working in conjunction with the City Council, the Planning Commission, and the agencies and departments of the City. The Commission implements the City's Heritage Preservation Ordinance. The Commission's scope includes surveying properties within the boundaries of the City of Saratoga for the purpose of establishing an official inventory of heritage resources. The Commission can recommend that these resources be designated by the City Council as a historic landmark, heritage tree, heritage lane or historic district.

Mission Statement 

To provide guidance to the City of Saratoga in order to preserve and protect the heritage resources of the community. 

Watch Video to Learn More

Watch the Heritage Preservation Commission's presentation on the importance of historic preservation in Saratoga, including the Heritage Resource Inventory, List of Landmarks, Point of Interest Markers, Heritage Lanes, benefits for landmark properties, and more. 

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