Old Kings Highway Regional Historic District

OKH 1858 Map

Old Kings Highway Historic District Committee

The Old Kings Highway (OKH) Historic District Committee reviews plans for all development projects north of Route 6. All projects require a filing at the Old King Highway Office located downstairs at Yarmouth Town Hall.


The Commission is charged with maintaining the character and colonial charm that has been preserved since the time of the first settlers in Yarmouth. Its review includes provisions for exterior:
  • Design
  • Colors
  • Materials
  • Signs

The Old King's Highway Historic District Commission meets at 7:15 p.m. on the second and fourth Monday of each month at the Yarmouth Town Hall, 1146 Route 28, South Yarmouth.

COVID-19 Update

  • Town staff is available by email at GRogers@yarmouth.ma.us 
  • Application materials and associated timeframe waiver forms are available online as fillable PDFs (see filing forms page). These materials can be filled out online by clicking on a line in the document and typing in information. Once completed you can save the filled out document and submit it as an attachment to Grayce Rogers via email.
  • Applications can be received by email and be reviewed to the extent possible for completeness. In the event that file attachments exceed email size limitations, please utilize a file sharing feature such as DropBox or Google Drive to submit your materials electronically. 
  • Applicants will be notified electronically when applications are deemed “complete”.
  • Hard copy applications, or (required) hard copies submitted in conjunction with an application submitted by email, may be submitted by mail and will be reviewed when possible. 
  • Hard copies may also be dropped off at town hall in the designated dropbox location inside the entrance next to the side parking lot. Please be advised that hard copies will not be reviewed for three business days following drop off per order of the Board of Health.
  • We are working on establishing protocols for remote meetings and public hearings. Please contact town staff regarding scheduled public hearings.
  1. Grayce Rogers

    Office Administrator
    Phone: 508-398-2231 Ext. 1292