Historic Preservation Commission

Application & Meeting Information

  1. To apply for a Certificate of Appropriateness for projects in the Historic District, download the application packet (PDF)

    View Historic Preservation Commission Agendas and corresponding materials
The Historic Preservation Commission is responsible for issuing Certificates 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.

Please note that per Article 12 of our Zoning Ordinance (PDF), "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." 

Historic Preservation District Design Guidelines

Kennebunk Historic Preservation Overlay District Design Guidelines
Meetings
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. All meeting agendas are posted on the bulletin board on the 2nd floor of Town Hall and on the Meeting Calendar.

Committee Members

Name
Title Term Expires
Frances Smith
Chair 
2023
Paul Bevacqua Member 2021
Barbara Fleshman Member
2022
Judee Jaudreau Member 2023
Maria Kyriakides Member
2021
Stephen Dalzell Alternate Member
2021
Vacant Alternate Member 2021
Frank Paul Select Board Liaison  

Join a Committee

  1. Do you want to volunteer for the Town and serve on a board or committee? Complete an application online or submit your paper application (PDF) to the Town Manager's office.
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