Certified Local Government
The Warren County Historic Preservation Commission is a Certified Local Government (CLG), effective August 6, 2020. The National Historic Preservation Act established a nationwide program to encourage preservation and wise use of our historic resources. Among other things the Act established the National Register of Historic Places, created State Historic Preservation Officers, and created the Certified Local Government Program to support local governments’ historic preservation programs.
The mission of the Warren County Historic Preservation Commission is to promote the educational, cultural, economic and general welfare of the public through the recognition, enhancement, and perpetuation of sites and districts of historical and cultural significance.
The CLG Program’s Purpose and Objectives
- Promote the educational, cultural, economic and general welfare of the public through the recognition, enhancement, and perpetuation of sites and districts of historical and cultural significance;
- Safeguard the County’s historic, aesthetic, and cultural heritage by preserving sites and districts of historic and cultural significance;
- Stabilize and improve property values;
- Foster pride in the legacy of beauty and achievements of the past;
- Protect and enhance the County’s attractions to tourists and visitors and the support and stimulus to business thereby provided;
- Strengthen the economy of the County;
- Promote the use of landmarks and districts of historic and cultural significance as places for the education, enjoyment, and welfare of the people of the County.