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 and safety.

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

On October 13, 2020, City staff submitted Ordinances O-2020-10 & O-2020-11 related to the establishment of the Land Development Code and changes to Downtown Zoning Districts to City Council to begin the adoption process. These Ordinances will be introduced for a first reading with City Council on October 15, 2020. For more info on these ordinances, and the schedule/process for adoption visit:  

Land Development Code Released on October 13, 2020 - Click here for full document; Click here for summary document

NOTE: 1st Public Workshop on O-2020-10 & O-2020-11 will be before Joint Committee on November 9, 2020 at 6:30 pm. Visit the Joint Committee webpage for agendas and more info. 


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

The Energy & Climate Committee Meeting will be virtually meeting on Wednesday, December 2, 2020 at 8:00 am.  The public may join the meeting online by visiting or by calling th

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