Community Development

The Department of Community Development coordinates activities associated with community housing, conservation, planning, appeals, historic, and the Old Kings Highway Regional Historic District. 

In addition to promoting economic opportunities for the residents, the Department manages the Community Preservation Act and Community Development Block Grant programs. 
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The department manages the following divisions and programs:

Staff Directory


Staff are available to assist you during regular office hours. Appointments are recommended.
  1. Karen M. Greene

    Director of Community Development
    Phone: 508-398-2231, Ext. 1278

  1. Dawn-Marie Flett

    Administrative Assistant/CPC Coordinator
    Phone: 508-398-2231, Ext. 1277

  1. Mary Waygan

    Affordable Housing/CDBG Program Coordinator
    Phone: 508-398-2231, Ext. 1275

  1. Kathy Williams

    Town Planner
    Phone: 508-398-2231, Ext. 1276

  1. Brittany DiRienzo

    Conservation Administrator
    Phone: 508-398-2231, Ext. 1288

  1. Lisa Sherman

    Old Kings Highway & Historic Office Administrator
    Phone: 508-398-2231, Ext. 1292

  1. Kyle Pedicini

    Economic Development Coordinator
    Phone: 508-398-2231, Ext. 1653

  1. Dolores Fallon

    Zoning Board of Appeals Administrator
    Phone: 508-398-2231, Ext. 1285

  1. Karen M. Greene

    Director of Community Development
    Phone: 508-398-2231, Ext. 1278

  1. Yarmouth Planning Board Public Hearing - October 5th

    The Yarmouth Planning Board will be hosting a Public Hearing on Wednesday 10/5/2022 at 5:30 PM to solicit input on proposed Zoning Bylaw amendments. The meeting will be held in the Hearing Room of Yarmouth Town Hall and via remote access. Read on...
  2. 2023 Community Preservation Act Applications Now Open

    Community Preservation grant applications for consideration at the Spring 2023 Annual Town Meeting are now available at Yarmouth Town Hall and online at https://www.yarmouth.ma.us/317/Community-Preservation-Grant-Program. Read on...
  3. Affordable Housing Applications Open

    Applications are now being accepted for the lottery of two affordable apartments in Hyannis and the Cape Cod Ready Renters wait list. Read on...