Historic / Cultural

Historic Preservation Commission

Snohomish County values its historic buildings, sites, structures, and objects. Through the Historic Preservation Commission, Snohomish County seeks to identify, preserve, and protect significant historic and archaeological properties that celebrates the rich history of Snohomish County. The Historic Preservation Commission offers a number of services to support preservation efforts of these irreplaceable county assets.
  • A local register of historic places
  • Special Valuation Tax incentives for historic building rehabilitation
  • Educational resources and contacts

Meeting times and details


The Historic Preservation Commission meets at 7 p.m. on the third Tuesday of the month. The meetings are open to the public.
6th Floor Conference Room 6A02
Snohomish County Administration Building East
3000 Rockefeller Ave.
Directions to the Meeting

Recruiting members to represent Council Districts one through five. The commission is now accepting applications for new members.

Community Heritage Grant Program


Snohomish County’s Community Heritage Program is currently accepting applications from public and nonprofit agencies for projects that develop and promote heritage preservation in the county. Grant Guidelines

By providing matching funds on a competitive basis, the Community Heritage Program supports projects that promote the public’s access to county history. Funding is available for professional development, public education, capital improvements, or collections enhancement by the Application for Heritage Grant.



Contact Us

  1. Hal Gausman
    Division Manager
    Cultural Resources, Fairground, Art & History
    14405 179th Ave SE.
    M/S  602, Monroe WA  98272
    Office: (360) 805-6729
    Cell: (425-508-8261)
    Email