Historic Preservation Commission

The Historic Preservation Commission is responsible for issuing Certificate of Appropriateness for properties that are located within the Historic Preservation Overlay District and conversions of buildings on or eligible to be on the National Register of Historic Places which are located in the Downtown Business District and the Upper Square District.

No building or structure, including fieldstone walls or other wall sturctures, fences, steps, landscaping, and paving shall be altered, reconstructed, erected, restored, moved, or demolished, and no sign, light, fence, wall, or there appurtenant fixtures shall be erected or displayed on any site or lot or on the exterior of any building or structure, nor shall any building permit or other Kennebunk permits be issued, therefore, until a corresponding certificate of appropriateness has first been issued.

View application, meeting schedule and submission deadlines
The Historic Preservation Commission meets on the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month as needed at 6:30 p.m. on the 3rd floor of Town Hall. These meetings are audio recorded and archived. All meetings are posted in Town Hall and on the Meeting Calendar.

Committee Members

Title Term Expires
Frances Smith
Barbara Fleshman Member
Judee Jaudreau Member 2020
Patrick Orr Member
Paul Bevacqua Member
Maria Kyriakides Alternate Member
Vacant Alternate Member 2020
Frank Paul Selectman Liaison  

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