1503 - The wooden town burned down during a fire and work began on construction of a new stone town.
1533 - Work began to convert the Renaissance Žerotín Château and lasted until 1541.
1558 - Nový Jičín gained independence and became a chamber town (a subject of the government).
1593 - The town’s government is transferred to the repaired Žerotín Château.
1563 - Burgomaster Ondřej Řepa of Greifendorf built a Renaissance house with arcades on the square as a family residence, it is later known as the Old Post Office.