Downtown Guidelines

Uptown Map


The areas in the above map that are labeled T3, T4, T5, T6 P1 and SD are considered the Downtown area of Portsmouth. In the area bounded by yellow on the map, Downtown Design Committee (DDC) approval is required for most improvements that modify the exterior appearance of a site. These regulations include:

Downtown Design Manual (PDF)

Downtown Master Plan and Waterfront Strategy

Zoning Ordinance

Zoning Map (pictured above)