Historic Preservation

  1. Historic Preservation Commission

    Historic Preservation Commission

    The Prince George's County Historic Preservation Commission (HPC), appointed by the County Executive, administers the provisions of the county's historic preservation ordinance and preservation tax credit program.

  2. Tax Credit Application

    Tax Credit Application

    County Council Bill CB-046-2013 enacted July 24, 2013 and signed by the County Executive August 6, 2013 increased the county's Historic Preservation Tax Credit from 10% to 25%. The credit for new construction is 10%.

  3. What's New

    What's New

    Read more about what is new in the Historic Preservation Section.

  4. Grants & Tax Credits

    Grants & Tax Credits

    Learn more about such grants and tax credits as Historic Property Grant Program, Prince George's County Preservation Tax credit, and more.

  5. Preservation Professionals

    Preservation Professionals

    This list is not intended to be all-inclusive or to be viewed as an endorsement by the Historic Preservation Commission (HPC) or M-NCPPC of the professionals included.

  6. Publications


    View a list of online publications.

  7. African-American History

    African-American History

    From the 17th century until today, African-Americans have been integral to the founding and development of Prince George's County.

  8. Easements


    The Prince George’s County historic preservation easement is a contractual agreement between M-NCPPC and a property owner designed to protect historically significant properties in the County.

  9. Archeology


    It is the policy of the Prince George’s County Planning Board to require the documentation and preservation of archeological sites in order to protect the county’s cultural heritage. All work conducted in Prince George’s County must be performed in accordance with the Standards and Guidelines for Archeological Investigations in Maryland.

  10. Partners & Resources

    Partners & Resources

    Browse a listing of local, state, and national links.

  11. Cemetery Survey

    Cemetery Survey

    M-NCPPC is conducting a comprehensive survey of cemeteries and burials throughout the County.

  12. Historic Preservation Staff

    Historic Preservation Staff

    Search through contact information for all Historic Preservation Staff.

  13. Historic Area Work Permit

    Historic Area Work Permit

    In order to be included on the HPC hearing agenda, HAWP applications are due one month before the regularly scheduled HPC meetings.

  14. Prince George's Modern

    Prince George's Modern

    The buildings and cultural landscapes of the Modern Movement from the mid-twentieth century are among the most under-appreciated and vulnerable aspects of Prince George’s County’s heritage.