Historian - Historic Preservation

Protection of Historic Landmarks


The Historic Preservation Review Commission (HPRC) is entrusted with the perpetual protection and enhancement of historic landmarks and other cultural elements, which are indigenous to the Town’s rich, diverse, and architecturally unique location, and heritage.

Guided by the tenets established in its Charter Ordinance of November 1989, the HPRC steadfastly pursues those guidelines with the goal of: Preserving our Past for the Future.

Certificate of Appropriateness Application


Per Town of Malta Code Chapter 167 (Zoning), Article XV (Historic Preservation), certain activities or actions involving or affecting designated local landmarks or historic districts require a Certificate of Appropriateness from the Historic Preservation Review Commission (HPRC).