Historic Preservation Commission Agendas 2021

The Historic Preservation Commission, as established by the 2001 Land Development Ordinance, works to identify, record and protect buildings, sites, places, structures, objects or landscape features of significant historical, architectural, social and archeological value. The identification of historic resources for municipal landmarking is based on the National Register Criteria for Evaluation established by the United States Department of the Interior. The eleven-member commission strives to help the public in understanding the importance of these historic resources, both individually and in the context of the surrounding districts and neighborhoods by encouraging appropriate development and rehabilitation in accordance with the  Jersey City Land Development Ordinance Chapter 345.71 : Historic Preservation Standards and the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards and Guidelines for the Treatment of Historic Properties, especially the Standards for Rehabilitation. The Commission is currently supported by two preservation staff, an attorney and secretarial staff.

Should you have any questions please reach out to the Division of City Planning at 201-547-5010 or email cityplanning@jcnj.org.

During the state of emergency, meetings will be held virtually. Please review agendas for more information on how to access plans and virtual meetings.

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