Historic District

Are you in a Historic District? Click here to find out.

During the temporary closure of Dennis Town Hall please refer to the following procedures for all Historic applications (Certificate of Appropriateness, Exemptions and Letter of Amendments):

1). Completed applications can be submitted via our dropbox or mailed to Cathernine Joyce.

2). Abutters lists required for Certificate of Appropriateness applications will be processed by Catherine Joyce. 

If you have any questions on the procedure or the virtual meetings, please contact Catherine Joyce at 508-760-6127 or [email protected]

There are two Historic Districts in the Town of Dennis, the Old King's Highway Regional District and the South Dennis Historic District.

You are in the Old King's Highway District if you live north of the Mid-Cape Highway (Route 6). Visit the previous link to the Old King's Highway Regional Historic District Commission Bulletin and forms here. Please see the OKH Meeting Schedule 2018 for the next deadline and meeting date.

To find out if you are in the South Dennis Historic District, check for your address in the link above, South Dennis Address List. The By-law and forms for this district can be accessed here. Please see the SDHDC Meeting Schedule 2018 above for the next deadline and meeting date.

Applications are reviewed for their aesthetic appropriateness to the historic integrity of the district, neighborhood and setting.

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Catherine Joyce Historic District Secretary (508) 760-6127