The Metropolitan Historical Commission is the steward of two commissions which guide historic preservation projects for Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County.
Metropolitan Historical Commission (MHC)
The Metropolitan Historical Commission is a municipal historic preservation agency working to document history, save and reuse buildings, and make the public more aware of the necessity and advantages of preservation in Nashville and Davidson County, Tennessee. Created in 1966, the commission consists of fifteen citizens appointed by the mayor.
Metropolitan Historic Zoning Commission (MHZC)
The Metropolitan Historic Zoning Commission reviews applications to create new historic overlay districts and reviews and approves preservation permits in historic and conservation districts for new construction, alterations, additions, repair and demolition.