Historic Preservation efforts within the City of Green Bay are lead by the Landmarks Commission. The purpose of the Commission is to carry out directives of the Green Bay Historic Preservation Ordinance. The LC reviews all exterior projects occurring at historic properties within the City. Along with historic property permit reviews, the Commission 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.
Information concerning the Landmarks Commission can be found here. If you are proposing an exterior change to a historic property, complete the Certification of Appropriateness application and submit to the Department of Community and Economic Development.