Our pride in where we live rests in part on our understanding and appreciation of the past. This past lives in the surviving buildings, structures, landscapes, and archaeological sites that surround us. We envision a Bozeman in which every citizen knows about and appreciates our community's unique contribution to Montana's heritage, and takes joy in maintaining and protecting that heritage. Historic preservation is integrated into the City's regulatory program through Design Guidelines. The design guidelines apply within the Neighborhood Conservation Overlay District and within national register historic districts. The Bozeman Historic Resource Survey describes the physical and architectural development of Bozeman and provides a context to help understand historic structures.
Generally, the BHPAB works to: