Historic District Commission

The HDC meets the fourth Wednesday of each month at 7:00 pm in City Council Chambers, unless otherwise posted. The Commission shall consist of seven members and three alternate members. The HDC is responsible for upholding the guidelines of the District and enforcing them through the application process. The Commission may also act in an advisory role to property owners and other officials and boards regarding historic preservation.

For more information on duties of Historic District Commission members, please stop by the Development Services Department at City Hall or call the Office of Economic Development and Planning at 692-9519 or
email Tracy Gora at tgora@somersworth.com

To see a history of the meeting agendas and minutes click here.

Click here to access the visual guidelines for the Historic District.

To learn more about the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards click here.

You can learn about the the history of the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards through the Dept. of Interior’s website.

Another resource available to our residents is the NH Division of Historical Resources.  You can access their site here.

Laura Barry, Chair

Richard Brooks, Vice Chair

Charles Murray, Secretary

Edward Levasseur, Council Representative

George Poulin

Matthew Gerding

David McNicholas