2016 Meeting Dates for Landmarks & Historic Commission
All Landmarks & Historic Preservation Commission meetings are held on the following Wednesdays at 6:15 pm in the Council Chambers, Newark City Hall, 920 Broad Street, Newark, New Jersey. All are welcomed to attend.
Meetings are usually held on the first Wednesday of each month, except for the months of January and July, or as otherwise noted. The full schedule of the 2017 Office of the Boards meetings can also be downloaded here.
Completed applications submitted for approval of a permit are considered timely if they are submitted a minimum of fourteen (14) days prior to the Commission’s next regularly scheduled meeting (Newark Zoning & Land Use Regulations, Sec. 40:10-13-2). An application shall not be scheduled until deemed complete by the Landmarks and Historic Preservation Commission office.
|Commission Meeting Dates||Application Submission Deadline Date|
|January 11, 2017||December 21, 2016|
|February 1, 2017||January 18, 2017|
|March 1, 2017||February 15, 2017|
|April 5, 2017||March 22, 2017|
|May 3, 2017||April 19, 2017|
|June 7, 2017||May 17, 2017|
|July 12, 2017||June 19, 2017|
|September 6, 2017||August 16, 2017|
|October 4, 2017||September 20, 2017|
|November 1, 2017||October 18, 2017|
|December 6, 2017||November 15, 2017|
Past Minutes & Agendas
A comprehensive list of past minutes and agendas for upcoming meetings (when available) can be found here.
Class A – Two members who are knowledgeable in building design and construction or architectural history.
- David Robinson
- Wilson J. Woodridge, Jr.
Class B – Two members who are knowledgeable of or have demonstrated interest in local history.
- Gwen Moten
Class C – Five members who must reside in Newark and hold no other municipal office, position, or employment except for membership on the Central Planning Board or the Zoning Board of Adjustment.
- 2017-LHPC Submission Requirements (PDF)
- 2017-LHPC Schedule of Meetings (PDF)
- Preservation Ordinance (from NZLUR) (PDF)
- Landmark Sites and Historic Districts – Directory of Addresses & Block/Lot Numbers (PDF)
- Landmark Sites and Historic Districts – Maps (by Neighborhood) (PDF)
- Historic Districts – Maps (by District) (PDF)
- Useful Historic Preservation Links (PDF)
- Design Guidelines (PDF)
- Mural Design Guidelines (PDF)
- Sylvia Benavente
- Richard Grossklaus
- Robert Hartman
- Fredrica Bey
- Richard Partyka, Acting Chair
- Anthony Smith
- Nicaury Miller
Landmark and Historic Preservation Commission Application and Information
Do you own historic property?
In an effort to protect Newark’s architectural and historic heritage, individual buildings and larger districts have been designated as historic, and may be placed on the local, state and national register of historic places. Owners of these properties have certain preservation and upkeep responsibilities.
To find out if your property is designated historic, please contact the Landmarks and Historic Preservation Commission secretary at (973) 733-6204. To find out more information about historic property owner responsibilities, download: