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Planning & Zoning Department
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Contact:
Planning & Zoning Administrator
Address:
233 Atlantic Avenue, 2nd Floor
North Hampton, NH 03862
Phone:
603-964-8650
Fax:
603-964-1514
Hours:
Monday – Thursday 7:00am to 4:00pm
Friday 8:00am to 12:00pm
 
Planning Board Administration
The Planning and Zoning Administrator coordinates the administrative activities of the Planning Board. The Administrator is available to answer questions from townspeople and other members of the community regarding planning and zoning issues and to facilitate the processing of various applications. The Administrator is responsible for preliminary review of applications for site plans, subdivisions, lot line adjustments, voluntary lot mergers, change of use, and waivers. The Planning and Zoning Administrator is dedicated to communicating effectively with the public and maintaining an efficient method for conducting the business of the Planning Board.

The Planning Board regularly meets once a month, on the first (1st) Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. in the Town Hall, 231 Atlantic Avenue. Completed applications are accepted until the application deadline date listed on the Planning Board meeting schedule for the following month’s meeting. Additionally, the Planning Board holds monthly work session meetings, regularly scheduled for the third (3rd) Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. in the Town Hall, 231 Atlantic Avenue. The public is welcome and encouraged to attend all meetings.

Zoning Board of Adjustment (ZBA) Administration
The Planning and Zoning Administrator coordinates the administrative activities of the Zoning Board of Adjustment. The Administrator is available to answer zoning questions and to facilitate the processing of various applications. The administrator is responsible for preliminary review of all “Application for Relief" submissions including (a) Appeal from a Decision of an Administrative Officer, (b) Appeal from a Decision of an Administrative Officer – Variance, (c) Request for Special Exception, (d) Request for Equitable Waiver, and (e) Other [an example of which would be “Re-Hearing,” etc.].

The Zoning Board of Adjustment regularly meets once a month, on the fourth (4th) Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. in the Town Hall, 231 Atlantic Avenue.
Completed applications are accepted approximately one month prior to a scheduled meeting per the application deadline noted on the ZBA meeting schedule.