Historic District Commission

Meeting Information

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Published Legal Notices for the past 30 days (Hartford Courant)

Please note that if no applications are submitted prior to the associated deadline for a meeting and no pending business is in front of the Bristol Historic District Commission, a meeting may be cancelled. When a meeting is cancelled, a cancellation notice will be posted on the City’s website and with the Town and City Clerk’s office. If you have items that you would like to discuss with the Commission, please contact the Land Use Office at 860-584-6225 to ensure an upcoming meeting will go on as scheduled.


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Regular Members

NameTerm Ends
Colleen Nicastro, Chair1/25
Karen Stevens, Vice-Chair1/27
Patti Philippon, Secretary1/26

Alternate Members

NameTerm Ends
Mary Beth Mackiewicz1/26
Bernadette DuTremble1/25
Andrew E. Collins1/27


The Bristol Historic District Commission has been established to preserve and protect the unique architectural heritage of a portion of the Federal Hill neighborhood in the City of Bristol. Established in 2007, the Commission is composed of five regular members and three alternates, all of whom are citizen volunteers nominated by the mayor and appointed by the City Council.

The Commission has the responsibility to preserve and protect the various architectural phases reflective of the area, it has the authority to rule on the appropriateness of all modifications that would change the appearance of any district property when viewed from a public street or sidewalk.

Historic district commissions are authorized and regulated by Section 7-147a through Section 7-147o of the Connecticut General Statutes.

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