Ordinance 20-2014 HISTORIC LANDMARKS AND BUILDINGS was passed by Shelby City Council to preserve Shelby's distincitive character and its cultural, social, residential, commercial, industrial, educational, political, or architectural heritage for the enjoyment, enrichment, and benefit of the citizens of Shelby. As part of the Ordinance, the Historic Preservaion Commission was created. The Commission's duty is to promote interest in historic preservation and educate Shelby citizens aobut historic preservation by holding workshops and preparing informational material, as appropriate.
On October 13, 2017, The City of Shelby became a Certified Local Government through the Ohio History Connection. This allows the City to apply for Certified Local Government Grants to indentify its historic, architectural, and archaeological rsources through surveys, nominate eligible properties and istricts to the National Register of Historic Places, further community education on historic preservation; and preserve and rehabilitate historic properties.
Pat Carlisle, Chairperson