Historical City Image From Horatian Tower - Beech Hill 2

Community Development

Apply for Building Permits Online

Click here or visit the link below to either:

  • Apply for a Building Permit Online; or,

  • Submit a Complaint or Violation / Search Existing Cases

Housing Needs Analysis

The City of Keene is working with Camoin Associates to complete a comprehensive housing needs analysis for the City of Keene that articulates the critical issues, opportunities, and solutions to address the community’s housing needs. The assessment will document existing housing conditions within the City of Keene; identify market and other forces that affect housing supply and demand now and over the next 10 years; and identify gaps or deficiencies in maintaining equitable access to safe, resilient, and reliable housing to as many City residents as possible.

Take the Housing Resilience Survey! This survey will help Keene describe current housing supply and affordability and inform future action by the City. Your responses will remain anonymous. 

Land Development Code (LDC)

(Effective September 1, 2021)

The LDC and updated Zoning Map are available at: ​https://keenenh.gov/land-development-code   

The LDC is Chapter 100 of the City Code of Ordinances, and contains most local regulations concerning the use and development of land and buildings (e.g. zoning, site plan & subdivision regulations, historic district, floodplain, public improvement standards, earth excavation). 

 

Administrative Decisions

Beginning in January 2023, all administrative planning and zoning decisions will be posted online.

If you have any questions, please reach out to the Community Development Department at 603-352-5440 or communitydevelopment@keenenh.gov.

Administrative Planning Decision - 18 Production Ave 

Administrative Historic District Commission Decision - 85 Washington St

Administrative Planning Decision - 657 Marlboro Rd