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Historic Preservation

Historic Preservation

Thank you for your interest in preserving Fullerton's historic resources.  Fullerton has a rich and varied mix of historic resources, including buildings and neighborhoods, with historical, architectural, or cultural significance.  These resources represent important aspects of the history of Fullerton and the region.

Special requirements apply to modifications of historic structures. Historic districts in Fullerton include both residential and commercial areas. For help in determining whether your property is within a historic district and what requirements might apply, please contact the Planning Division at (714)738-6559.

Guidelines for Preservation Zones and Central Business DIstrict

Links to other Historic Resources

  • Historic Resources in Fullerton - Find city policies regarding Historic Preservation and photos and descriptions of important buildings and neighborhoods.
  • Local History Room - Filled with newspapers, maps, photographs, even early phone books from Fullerton this room is located at the Fullerton Public Library Main Branch at the Civic Center.
  • History of Fullerton - Find links to local history of Fullerton's development and historic buildings.
  • Fullerton Heritage - Non-profit, volunteer organization dedicated to preserving Fullerton's cultural history and architecture.
  • Window Repair and Retrofit: Studies and Research - Link to the California Office of Historic Preservation's page regarding preservation of historic windows.