The Historic Preservation Commission is committed to keeping the historical integrity of downtown Calhoun, Georgia. Through the efforts of the HPC, downtown Calhoun, Ga is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The HPC is in charge of receiving and reviewing Certificate of Appropriateness for all new downtown businesses. The members of the commission are voluntary positions appointed by the Calhoun Mayor and City Council. Members are city residents and persons who have demonstrated special interest, experience, or education in history, architecture, or the preservation of historic resources.