Historic Preservation

Overview

Along with historic property permit reviews, the commission holds an annual awards ceremony hosted by the mayor, and is an advocate and safeguard for historic and prehistoric sites, cultural heritage, and the aesthetic character of the City. We continue to proactively educate the community on Green Bay’s heritage, and work with the public and private sectors as a resource.

The City of Green Bay Historic Preservation Commission is sanctioned by General Ordinance Number 53-95 creating Section 13.62, Green Bay Municipal Code. The Green Bay Historic Preservation Ordinance was signed into law on December 5, 1995. The Commission was assembled for its first meeting on May 13, 1997.

The purpose of the Commission is to carry out directives of  the Green Bay Historic Preservation Ordinance and to foster preservation and appreciation of the historic built environment and archeological sites within the City.