Demolition of the Catholic Diocese of Green Bay chancery in 2010 galvanized historic preservation advocates in the area to seek new protections for historic structures. / File/Press-Gazette Media
Aiming to protect Green Bay’s historic structures, city officials are considering slowing the process of issuing permits for building demolitions.
Under a plan proposed by the city’s Historic Preservation Commission, owners of properties more than 50 years old would have to wait 15 days to obtain a demolition permit while the commission chairman considers the building’s historic value.
If a property is deemed historic, the commission would have the authority to block demolition.
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