COVID-19 Update: Friday, July 10, 2020

WHITTIER, Calif. – Governor Gavin Newsom and the County of Los Angeles recently mandated the closure of beaches, museums, and indoor restaurant service for a minimum of three weeks. (Read latest information here)

Historic Resources Commission

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The Historic Resources Commission consists of five members selected to advise the City Council on matters related to the preservation of historic resources within the City. Responsibilities include recommendations for local historic designations of buildings and sites; recommendations regarding the establishment of local historic districts; the completion of a comprehensive historic survey of potentially historic structures; and the education of the general public in matters relating to historic preservation. The Commission reviews Certificate of Appropriateness applications for proposed remodels, additions or new development in a Historic District and for homes listed on the survey.

(Whittier Municipal Code Chapter 2.50)

Meets the second Wednesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chamber in City Hall.


  • Karen Bennett, Chair
  • Andrew Pryor, Vice Chair
  • James Becerra, Commissioner
  • Linda de Vries, Commissioner
  • Candi Nash, Commissioner

Contact: Sonya Lui, Principal Planner,