Georgia Historic Preservation Division transfers to DCA

Subject to legislative authorization and Governor Kemp’s approval, the existing program will be transferred from the Historic Preservation Division to the Department of Community Affairs, and no substantive changes have been made. Pursuant to the Requirements of the Georgia Administrative Procedures Act, as amended, Rules for all programs administered by the Historic Preservation Division can be found below.

Please note the Board of the Georgia Department of Community Affairs intends to act on the proposed rules at its meeting on May 13, 2020. The meeting will be held virtually due to COVID-19 and can be accessed at If adopted by the Board of the Department of Community Affairs, the rules will become effective on July 1, 2020.

Any party wishing to provide data, views, or arguments regarding the proposed rules in writing may do so by submitting them to: The Georgia Department of Community Affairs c/o Alyssa Justice, 60 Executive Park South, NE, Atlanta, GA 30329 or by email to These written comments should be received no later than 5:00PM on May 6, 2020.

If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact Alyssa Justice at or 470-225-0592.