Santa Clarita | Los Angeles Conservancy
Photos by Konrad Summers on Flickr (l-r): Santa Clarita City Hall; Saugus Train Station

Santa Clarita

The scoring details for this community appear below. To see scores for all communities, compare specific communities and categories, and learn more about the Report Card, visit our Report Card microsite.

Category (points available)
Score
Total Score (out of a possible 245, plus Extra Credit): 
185
Historic Preservation Ordinance (150) / Honorary Ordinance (10): 
150
Notes: 
In 2013, an amended ordinance reduced the city's number of designated landmarks from 43 to 11.
Dedicated Historic Preservation Commission (5): 
0
Dedicated Preservation Staff (15): 
0
Ability to Designate Historic Districts (15): 
0
Active Landmark Designation (at least annually) (5): 
5
Survey of Historic Resources: Citywide (15) / Partial (10): 
10
Notes: 
Lists of potential resources in the city's General Plan and Downtown Newhall Specific Plan
Survey Updated Within Past 5 Years (5): 
5
Mills Act Incentive Program (10): 
10
Additional Incentives (5): 
5
Certified Local Government (5): 
0
Historic Preservation Element or Plan (5): 
0
Extra Credit (1-25): 
0

If you'd like to get involved in preservation in Santa Clarita, we suggest the following resources:

City Representative

David Peterson
Assistant Planner
dpeterson@santa-clarita.com
(661) 284-1406

Local Group

Santa Clarita Valley Historical Society

Visit their website to learn more about their work and find direct contact information.

If any of this information is out of date, or to suggest additional ways to get involved, please contact us at info@laconservancy.org or (213) 623-2489.

The first resource listed below is specific to Santa Clarita. For general resources related to local preservation and our Preservation Report Card, please visit our Report Card microsite.

Historic Preservation Ordinance

Guide to CEQA (Conservancy website)

If any of these links are broken or incorrect, or if you would like to suggest other resources for preservation in Santa Clarita, please let us know by emailing info@laconservancy.org.