Belen Historic Properties Review Board

The Belen Historic Properties Review Board acts in an advisory capacity to the Mayor and City Council.

It is the duty of the Board to identify potential historic districts and potential historic landmarks. The Board shall make recommendations to the City of Belen regarding the following:

  1. The proposed designation of areas located within the City of Belen as historic districts.
  2. Proposed classification of structures as historic landmarks.
  3. The maintenance, proposed alteration, or demolition of historic landmarks or structures located in a historic district.
  4. The proposed construction of new structures located within a designated historic district.

Preserving and Maintaining Historic Structures

Below are several examples of how historic structures can be transformed into important assets for our community. If you have purchased a historic building, or are considering it, please take a look at what can be accomplished when they are preserved and maintained.

Our Work

The Belen Historic Properties Review Board has worked on several projects. The Belen Water Tower was successfully designated a historical landmark as was the Old City Hall building.

Map of Belen's Historic Properties

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Request Designation as a Historic Property
If you are interested in applying for your biulding or structure to be designated as a historic property please fill out the form below.

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