Community Development
Building Better Together

Community Development

To develop and implement community based strategies to enhance economic opportunity, build strong neighborhoods, protect Keene’s environment and natural resources and ensure a dynamic framework for quality growth and development while providing professional advice and technical expertise to promote and protect health, safety and the environment.

Location, Contact & Hours

City Hall, 4th Floor
3 Washington St.
Keene, NH 03431

P: (603)-352-5440
F: (603)-283-5654

8:00 am - 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday

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Why Choose Keene?

Everything you need is here in Keene.  This resource is provided for your redevelopment needs.  Learn about funding incentives, the development process, community profile...  Call Med if you have questions - (603) 757-1875, or email

Land Development Code - Building Better Together

Land Development Code (Effective September 1, 2021)

  • On May 20, 2021, the  City Council adopted O-2020-10B & O-2020-11A establishing a Land Development Code and updating the City's downtown zoning, and O-2021-04, which establishes a Congregate Living and Social Services License.  These ordinances will not take effect until September 1, 2021.

  • The adopted Land Development Code is available for review here or at  

  • Maps and associated ordinances related to this Code and changes to the Downtown Zoning are available at




The following link below will provide useful information on flood insurance, protecting your home from flood damage as well as how to find out if you're in the flood plain.  

Public Notices

A regular meeting of the Zoning Board of Adjustment will be held Monday, August 2, 2021 at 6:30pm in the City Hall Council Chambers, second floor, 3 Washington St., Keene, NH.

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