Commissions

Historic Preservation Commission

The mission of the Commission is to protect the historical, cultural, and aesthetic heritage of Monroe for the benefit of its citizens; to stimulate revitalization of the business district; to enhance historic attractions as a catalyst for tourism development; and to encourage the use of federal tax incentives for the rehabilitation of historic properties listed on the National Register. A primary activity of the Commission in carrying out these mandates is to review construction activities in nine historic districts and eight individual historic sites.

For a link to the Historical District Map for the City of Monroe click here.

Link to City Code concerning Historic Preservation.

For a link to the Monroe Preservation Primer click here. 

For a list of properties in Monroe listed in the National Register click here.

Committee members are appointed for five year terms by the Mayor and City Council.

Meetings are held on the fourth Tuesday of every month starting at 6pm in the City Hall Auditorium, 215 N. Broad Street, Monroe, Georgia

Members

  • James Woodall
  • Susan Hearn Brown
  • John Lucas
  • Mitch Alligood
  • Jessica Rosenthal

Planning & Zoning Commission

In order to guide and accomplish a coordinated and harmonious development of the city which will, in accordance with existing and future needs, best promote the public health, safety, morals, order, convenience, prosperity, and the general welfare, as well as efficiency and economy in the process of development, the Monroe Planning Commission, hereinafter referred to as the planning commission, is hereby created and established.

Planning and Zoning committee members are appointed by the Mayor and City Council, and serve five year terms.

Meetings are held on the third Tuesday of every month starting at 5:30 pm in the City Hall Auditorium, 215 N. Broad Street, Monroe, Georgia

Members

  • Kyle Harrison
  • John Howard
  • Mike Eckles
  • Michael Reese
  • Rosalind Parks