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

communitydevelopment@ci.keene.nh.us

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Why Choose Keene?

Everything you need is here in Keene.  This ChooseKeene.com 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 med@choosekeene.com.

Land Development Code - Building Better Together

Ordinances O-2020-10A & O-2020-11A related to the establishment of the Land Development Code and changes to Downtown Zoning Districts to City Council to begin the adoption process were introduced to City Council on October 15, 2020. For more info on these ordinances, and the schedule/process for adoption visit: www.keenebuildingbetter.com/ldc.  

Updates: 

  • The Public Workshop phase for these Ordinances concluded on February 8, 2021. More info on the public workshop is available at the Joint Committee webpage. 
  • City Council will be holding a public hearing on Ordinances O-2020-10A & O-2020-11A on April 15, 2021 at 7:00 pm. A mailed notice of the City Council Public Hearing date and time was sent to property owners in the City of Keene and posted in the local newspaper and on the City website. Click for more info on how to access this public hearing. 

Upcoming Dates of Interest: 

 

FEMA

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

On April 15, 2021 at 7:00 pm there will be a public hearing before the City Council on the proposed ordinances O-2020-10A and O-2020-11A,

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