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Designations and Permits


Broward County’s Historic Preservation Board recommends historic and archaeological resources for designation in the Broward Municipal Services District and in municipalities that have not established local historical preservation ordinances.


The following municipalities are under Broward County’s jurisdiction for historic preservation (structures) and archeological preservation:

  • Coconut Creek
  • Cooper City
  • Hillsboro Beach
  • Lauderhill
  • Lazy Lake
  • Margate
  • North Lauderdale
  • Pembroke Park
  • Pembroke Pines
  • Sea Ranch Lakes
  • Sunrise
  • Tamarac
  • West Park
  • Broward Municipal Services District (Unincorporated Broward County)

The following municipalities are under Broward County’s jurisdiction for archeological preservation only:

  • Coral Springs
  • Deerfield Beach
  • Lighthouse Point

The Town of Southwest Ranches is under Broward County’s jurisdiction for historic preservation (structures) only.


Permit Applications 

Designation Applications

The Application for Designation for Historical, Architectural, Archaeological, or Paleontological Resource Site or Zone must be received, accepted and determined "complete" by the Historic Preservation Officer before it is reviewed by the Historic Preservation Board during the Public Hearing.  The associated deadlines below for the application are considered the "complete" application to meet the next hearing date.  All applicants should contact the Historic Preservation Officer to schedule a pre-application meeting before submitting the final form.

Board Meeting/Public Hearing Designation Application Deadline​
January 18, 2018 ​November 10, 2017
​March 15, 2018 ​January 5, 2018​
​May 17, 2018 March 9, 2018​
​July 19, 2018 May 1​​1, 2018​
​September 20, 2018 July 13, 2018​
​November 15, 2018 September 7, 2018​
​January 17, 2019 ​November 9, 2018
​March 21, 2019 ​January 12, 2019

The Historic Preservation Program staff is available to provide assistance with the designation and permit applications. Please call us at 954-357-6634.