The Lowell Historic Board (LHB) is the City of Lowell's historic preservation agency. Central to the Board's responsibilities is its design review, permitting, and enforcement authority in the Downtown Lowell Historic District and ten additional neighborhood districts.
In addition to its design review and permitting activities, among other responsibilities the Board also:
Provides technical assistance regarding preservation and design citywide
Maintains a comprehensive survey of over 2,500 historic resources in Lowell
Runs an active education and outreach program including:
Electronic, quarterly newsletter
Social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram
Sign grant program for small businesses in the Downtown Lowell Historic District
Downtown Lowell Historic District building markers
Neighborhood historic district house markers
Please explore this website to learn more about the LHB, permitting requirements, and historic preservation in general and also follow us on social media. Note that the site is still under construction and that new pages and features will be added in the coming months.