Interim Building Commissioner
260 Commercial St.
Ph: (508) 487-7020
Fx: (508) 487-0032
Monday - Thursday
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
8:30 am - 12 noon
The Historic District was created to promote the cultural, economic and general welfare of the residents of the Town of Provincetown by:
- Preservation and protection of the distinctive characteristic of buildings and places significant in the history and development of Provincetown;
- Maintaining and improving the settings of these buildings and places;
- Encouraging design compatible with buildings in the area so as to continue to maintain the historic character and other qualities which distinguish the Town as a desirable community for permanent and seasonal residents and visitors.
The Historic District is defined by area shown on the Provincetown Historic District map
dated December 4, 2002. Building work done in the Historic District is regulated by Chapter 15 of the Town of Provincetown General By-law.