One member is nominated by the Saratoga Historical Foundation and two members must be trained and experienced in the field of construction, structural rehabilitation, licensed architect, engineer, contractor or urban planner.
The Heritage Preservation Commissionfunctions as a liaison working in conjunction with the City Council, the Planning Commission, and the agencies and departments of the City. The Commission implements the City's Heritage Preservation Ordinance. The Commission's scope includes surveying properties within the boundaries of the City of Saratoga for the purpose of establishing an official inventory of heritage resources. The Commission can recommend that these resources be designated by the City Council as a historic landmark, heritage tree, heritage lane or historic district.
To provide guidance to the City of Saratoga in order to preserve and protect the heritage resources of the community.