Farmington, Minnesota

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Heritage Preservation Commission

Mission Statement

Heritage Preservation CommissionTHeritage Preservation Commissonhis Commission declares as a matter of public policy, that the preservation, protection, perpetuation and use of areas, places, building structures and other objects having special historical interest or value is a public necessity. It is our intent to interpret the history and architecture of Farmington and attempt to preserve our valuable past. We will act as an educator to the general public, as a resource and guide for persons within the historical district and to help Farmington residents develop a sense of place.


The Commission makes recommendations to the Farmington City Council regarding the preservation, protection and use of historic buildings, sites, structures, objects and districts for the education and general welfare of the people of the city according to Title 2, Chapter 11 of the City Code. The Heritage Preservation Commission (HPC) meets the fourth Tuesday, bimonthly at 7 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chambers. The meetings are open to the public. Visit the Boards and Commissions page for an application to serve.