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Westminster Historic District Commission (WHDC) Email
City of Westminster

45 W. Main Street
Westminster, MD 21157-4844

410-848-9002 - voice
410-857-7476 - fax

Office HoursMon-Fri 8:30-4:30
PurposeThe Westminster Historic District Commission administers the provisions of the Historic District Zone, a voluntary zoning designation that offers protections to historically valuable structures in the City of Westminster. The commission also reviews applications for tax credits and sponsors various events to raise awareness of the value that historic resources add to our community.

Anyone requiring assistance with the application process can call, email or visit the office for assistance.

Meetings are usually held the first Wednesday of the month @7:00 PM in the City Council Chambers at City Hall, 1838 Emerald Hill Lane, Westminster, MD. 21157.

Applications are due (10) ten days before the regularly scheduled meeting.

Regular office hours are 8:30AM to 4:30 PM.

Please see the HDC website for more information -

Commission members are:

Kristen McMasters, Chair
Dean Camlin, Vice Chair
Kevin Wagman
Sherri Hosfeld-Joseph
Steve Colella
Suzanne Albert

For more information on the creation and composition of the HDC please see §164-51.3 of the City Code for more information.

Please see §164-51.6 of the City Code for more information on the meetings of the HDC.

EligibilityCommissioners are appointed by the Mayor and subject to confirmation by the Common Council. To be eligible for consideration you must be a City resident and/or own property in the City. Please see § 164-51.3 for more information.
SubjectsConservation, History
Last Updated28 April 2023