Welcome to Historic Burlington North Carolina!


Whether you are considering moving to a historic community, investing in our historic downtown or already own one of these properties, we hope you will find the links and information below helpful. 

Preservation Burlington is not a part of the City of Burlington's Historic Preservation Commission, but we are available to help with any questions or concerns you may have about purchasing a historic property. From tax credit opportunities to local district guidelines, we are here to help by phone or email

Helpful Links: 

About the Historic Preservation Commission: 

The Historic Preservation Commission (HPC) is a Burlington City Commission. This commission governs all changes to the exterior of homes located in the West Davis-Fountain Place District and Glencoe Mills Village District. This includes landscaping, changes to windows, any exterior structural changes, improvements or additions. We recommend you contact the City Planning Department before removing trees or starting any exterior renovation projects. Links to applications and guidelines are above. 

P.O. BOX 1358, BURLINGTON, NC 27216

P: (336) 513-5416

F: (336) 513-5410


Meetings: 2nd Tuesday of each month, 7:00 PM

Certificate of Appropriateness Application Deadline: 15 business days before meeting.

Location: Municipal Building, Lexington Avenue