Benton County, Oregon

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Benton County Historic Resources Commission

Our Mission

The Benton County Historic Resources Commission's mission includes:

  • Reviewing and maintaining a Cultural Resources Survey for the County
  • Reviewing sites for eligibility and placement on the Benton County Register
  • Promoting the use and preservation of historic resources
  • Providing technical assistance to owners who wish to improve their historic properties
  • Seeking funding and professional assistance for survey, planning, repair, maintenance, rehabilitation, and restoration of historic resources
  • Promoting public awareness and interest in Benton County historic resources
  • Reviewing applications for demolition permits and building permits for exterior alterations of structures listed on the Benton County Register of Historic Resources

Our Members

The commission is composed of seven members: one each from the Benton County Historical Society, historical resources protection community, construction industry or architectural community, real estate community, and historical structure resident community; also two from the public at large. The commission members serve for a term of three years.

 

POSITION

NAME/ADDRESS

APPOINTED

1. Architecture
(Also construction industry)
Vice-chair

Scott McClure
Corvallis

04/01/03

2. Public-At-Large
(Also architectural historian and historic resources protection)

Emily Killin
North Albany

04/15/03

3. Historic Resources Protection

Cody Hull
Monroe

06/08/10

4. Public-At-Large
(Also historic resources protection)

 

06/20/06

5. Owner of Historic Property
(historic resources protection)

Doug Eaton
Corvallis

05/17/05

6. Public-At-Large

Patti Thrall
Philomath

01/20/09

7. Benton County Historical Society
Chair

Lawrence A. Landis
Rural Corvallis

04/02/02

 

 

 

Historic Resources Staff

Chris Bentley, Senior Planner
Community Development, Benton County
Phone: 541-766-6293
E-mail

Recorder: Chris Bentley

 

Meetings

The Commission meets as needed on the third Monday of the month, 7:30 p.m. or as needed, at:

Avery Facility Large Conference Room
360 SW Avery Ave.
Corvallis, OR 97333
Phone: (541) 766-6819

 

 

For more information see our list of historic properties and historic resources and links. Information regarding historic preservation in Benton County can also be found in the County's Development Code Chapter 89 (PDF).