Historical Committee


The Historical Committee consists of ten (10) regular members who are appointed by the City Council. 

Committee members typically are familiar with historic preservation principles and practices and have gained knowledge of Placentia history from either long-term residence and/or study and research.


The Committee meets regularly at 6:00 pm on the fourth Tuesday of every month. Special meetings may be scheduled as needed.

Powers and Duties

  • Serves in an advisory capacity to City Council on matters related to historical structures and/or sites located in Placentia.
  • Nominates buildings, sites or districts within the City for designation as local landmarks per Policy No. 703.
  • Reviews items submitted by City Council, staff or the general public and recommends appropriate course of action.

Staff Liaison

Director of Development Services and/or designated staff member(s)