Downtown Development Authority (DDA)

The Chelsea DDA was established in 1985 under local ordinance 97 with the following goals:

  • To maintain the strength of the downtown as an active marketplace.
  • To continue to enhance the historic character of the downtown through restoration and renovation
  • To focus on the importance of off-street parking
  • To maintain the distinction of the different character and function of the highway commercial district and downtown Chelsea

National Register of Historic Places

On February 22, 2011 the State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) announced the addition of the Chelsea Commercial Historic District to the National Register of Historic Places. The Chelsea ... more