Final Proposed Zoning Ordinance Amendments


Article 2, Amendment #1

Amend Article I – General. Section 1.6 Definitions to add a definition for “Accessory Dwelling Unit”.

Amend Article III – Use Regulations. Section 3.1 to provide that a single-family dwelling may only include one accessory dwelling unit, subject to the requirements of other applicable Articles of the Zoning Ordinance.

Add New Article III-A – Accessory Dwelling Units to Single-Family Dwellings which includes new sections addressing the following:  Location and Quantity, Permits Required, Provisions for Living Facilities, Occupancy Requirements, Site Location and Size, Provisions for Water Supply and Sewage Disposal, Dimensional Requirements, Sprinkler Systems, Condominium Conversion, Impact Fees, and Removal of an Accessory Dwelling Unit.

Amend Article VI – Parking. Section 6.3 – Parking Requirements to specify that the parking requirements for dwelling units under 6.3.1 shall also apply to accessory dwelling units.

Amend Article VII – Exterior Design. Sections 7.1 and 7.5 to add reference to accessory dwelling units attached to single-family dwellings, and to add New Section 7.8 to provide exterior design requirements specific to accessory dwelling units that are added to a single-family dwelling.

 

Article 3, Amendment #2

Amend Article I – General, Section 1.6 to add definitions of “Lot Area” and “Percentage of Impervious Coverage”.

Amend Article IV – Dimensional Requirements, Sections 4.8, 4.8a, and 4.8b to replace references to “sealed surface” with “Percentage of Impervious Coverage” for consistency purposes.

 

Article 4, Amendment #3

Amend Article I – General, Section 1.6 to replace the current definitions of “Parking Area” and “Parking Lot” with one consolidated definition titled “Parking Lot”, to include legally designated areas of a public street within the definition of “Parking Space”, and to make minor changes to the definition of “Stacked Parking” for consistency purposes.

Amend Article III – Use Regulations, Section 3.26a to remove “and/or Parking Areas” for consistency purposes.

Amend Article VI – Parking, Section 6.4 (Parking Lots and/or Parking Areas) to remove “and/or Parking Area(s)” for consistency purposes, and to clarify the parking lot requirement under 6.4.6.

 

Article 5, Amendment #4

Delete Article II – Districts. Section 2.4 Special Flood Hazard Area in its entirety and replace with New Section 2.4 Floodplain Management Ordinance.  The new Floodplain Management Ordinance includes a purpose statement, definitions, language regarding authority and applicability, administrative provisions, floodplain administrator designation and responsibility, permitting requirements, floodplain development requirements, specifications for flood elevation determination, structure requirements, requirements for detached accessory structures, requirements for coastal high hazard areas, and procedure for variances and appeals.

Amend Article IV – Dimensional Requirements. Table II, Section 4.4 Maximum number of stories/feet and the Footnotes to add a New Footnote 33 specifying the maximum height (in feet) may be exceeded by not more than one foot where the lowest floor of a structure is required to be elevated.

Delete Article XI – Construction Provisions. Section 11.6 Floodplain Development Regulations in its entirety (these regulations are incorporated under the proposed New Section 2.4.)

  

Article 6, Amendment #5

Amend Article II – Districts, Section 2.5.6 B (Administration) of the Aquifer Protection District Ordinance to state that all variance requests shall be considered by the Zoning Board of Adjustment in accordance with Section 1.4 of the Hampton Zoning Ordinance, to require the Zoning Board of Adjustment to notify the Aquarion Water Company of New Hampshire, or its successor of any application in the Aquifer Protection District requiring a public hearing in the same manner as it notifies abutters, and to specify that the applicant is to provide the required notification fee.

 

Article 7, Amendment #6

Amend Article IV – Dimensional Requirements, Table II – Footnote 2 to replace the existing language regarding vegetation on corners with revised language for corner lots. The revised language establishes a triangular area that is to remain free from obstruction, specifies that no structure other than a building constructed in accordance with the minimum setback requirements or a legal pre-existing building shall be located on the private property within the triangular area, and also specifies that vegetation within the triangular area shall be maintained at a height not to exceed three (3) feet, as measured from the edge of pavement or curbing, so as to afford adequate sight distance at the corner.  The revised language further specifies that walls and fences within the triangular area are subject to the same three (3) foot maximum height requirement as vegetation.

 

Article 8, Amendment #7

Amend Article X – Building Permits and Inspection, Section 10.1.4 to delete the outdated Building Department Fee Schedule from the Zoning Ordinance and to clarify that the fee schedule is available in the Building Department.

Civil Rights Day

 

In observance of Civil Rights Day, the Public Works Department will NOT be collecting rubbish and recycling on Monday, January 16th. Monday?s routes will be collected on Tuesday, Tuesday routes on Wednesday, Wednesday routes of Thursday, and Thursday and Friday routes will be collected on Friday.

Additionally, the Transfer Station will be closed on Monday but will be open on Tuesday from 8:00 AM until 3:00 PM

Christmas Tree Collection


The Hampton Public Works Department will conduct curbside pickup of Christmas trees during the week of January 9, 2017. Residents should put their trees out no sooner than Sunday of that week. The tree stand, lights, tinsel and ornaments must be removed. Trees wrapped in plastic cannot be picked up.

Residents may also bring their trees into the transfer station during normal operating hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday 8:00 AM to 3 PM; Thursday, 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM. All stands, lights, tinsel, ornaments and plastic wrap must be removed.

Click here to see how to proccess your tree.

Road Closed


Due to a collapsed culvert pipe the intersection of Bradstreet Road at Locke Road will be closed until Friday, January 6th. Please find alternate routes until the culvert is replaced.

We apologize for any inconvenience this might cause.

Christmas and New Year’s Day Trash and Recycling Pickup

Due to Christmas and New Year's Day holidays the Public Works Department will NOT be collecting rubbish and recycling on Monday, December 26th and Monday, January 2nd. Collection for those two weeks will be delayed by one day throughout the week. The Transfer Station will be open on Tuesday, Dec. 27th and Jan. 3rd from 8:00 am until 3:00 pm.
 

Emergency and Non-Emergency News Delivery Systems

 

The Town has Non-Emergency News delivery systems to help citizens stay informed of what's happing in the Town.

Facebook Page: Mark the Town's Web page as a "Like" using your Facebook account to pick up to the minute information and news.

Voice Calling System and E-mail Subscription are an easy single form sign up for news and information.  The Voice Caling System is a 30 second message used for things like Winter Parking Bans, Trash Collection Cancellation and Closures.   E-mail Subscription is more detailed in nature and used for a wider variety of subjects.

State of NH Homeland Security, Emergency Notifications

NH Alerts is a free service provided by the New Hampshire Department of Safety, Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management. Emergency and community messages are initiated by authorized public safety officials at the State level and severe weather warnings are initiated directly by the National Weather Service.

Local Weather Conditions

 

Click here for Weather Conditions in Hampton.  The weather station is located in the Public Works Yard.

Monthly TV Broadcast Schedule of Live Meetings

To stay up to date with any changes, please check out the Town Meeting Calendar at
http://www.hamptonnh.gov/?page_id=364

 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Week 1

Board of Selectmen Meeting 7 pm

Note 1

 

Planning Board 7pm

 

 

Week 2

Board of Selectmen Meeting 7 pm

Note 1

 

 

 

 

Week 3

Board of Selectmen Meeting 7 pm

Note 1

Hampton School Board 6:30 pm

Planning Board 7pm

Zoning Board of Adjustments

7 pm

 

Week 4

Board of Selectmen Meeting 7 pm

Note 1

Budget Committee 7pm
Note 2

 

 

 

Note 1.  Board of Selectmen adopt a summer schedule that is posted on the Town Meeting Calendar.

Note 2.  Budget Committee adopts a winter schedule that is posted on the Town Meeting Calendar.

Final Proposed Zoning Ordinance Amendments


Article 2, Amendment #1

Amend Article I – General. Section 1.6 Definitions to add a definition for “Accessory Dwelling Unit”.

Amend Article III – Use Regulations. Section 3.1 to provide that a single-family dwelling may only include one accessory dwelling unit, subject to the requirements of other applicable Articles of the Zoning Ordinance.

Add New Article III-A – Accessory Dwelling Units to Single-Family Dwellings which includes new sections addressing the following:  Location and Quantity, Permits Required, Provisions for Living Facilities, Occupancy Requirements, Site Location and Size, Provisions for Water Supply and Sewage Disposal, Dimensional Requirements, Sprinkler Systems, Condominium Conversion, Impact Fees, and Removal of an Accessory Dwelling Unit.

Amend Article VI – Parking. Section 6.3 – Parking Requirements to specify that the parking requirements for dwelling units under 6.3.1 shall also apply to accessory dwelling units.

Amend Article VII – Exterior Design. Sections 7.1 and 7.5 to add reference to accessory dwelling units attached to single-family dwellings, and to add New Section 7.8 to provide exterior design requirements specific to accessory dwelling units that are added to a single-family dwelling.

 

Article 3, Amendment #2

Amend Article I – General, Section 1.6 to add definitions of “Lot Area” and “Percentage of Impervious Coverage”.

Amend Article IV – Dimensional Requirements, Sections 4.8, 4.8a, and 4.8b to replace references to “sealed surface” with “Percentage of Impervious Coverage” for consistency purposes.

 

Article 4, Amendment #3

Amend Article I – General, Section 1.6 to replace the current definitions of “Parking Area” and “Parking Lot” with one consolidated definition titled “Parking Lot”, to include legally designated areas of a public street within the definition of “Parking Space”, and to make minor changes to the definition of “Stacked Parking” for consistency purposes.

Amend Article III – Use Regulations, Section 3.26a to remove “and/or Parking Areas” for consistency purposes.

Amend Article VI – Parking, Section 6.4 (Parking Lots and/or Parking Areas) to remove “and/or Parking Area(s)” for consistency purposes, and to clarify the parking lot requirement under 6.4.6.

 

Article 5, Amendment #4

Delete Article II – Districts. Section 2.4 Special Flood Hazard Area in its entirety and replace with New Section 2.4 Floodplain Management Ordinance.  The new Floodplain Management Ordinance includes a purpose statement, definitions, language regarding authority and applicability, administrative provisions, floodplain administrator designation and responsibility, permitting requirements, floodplain development requirements, specifications for flood elevation determination, structure requirements, requirements for detached accessory structures, requirements for coastal high hazard areas, and procedure for variances and appeals.

Amend Article IV – Dimensional Requirements. Table II, Section 4.4 Maximum number of stories/feet and the Footnotes to add a New Footnote 33 specifying the maximum height (in feet) may be exceeded by not more than one foot where the lowest floor of a structure is required to be elevated.

Delete Article XI – Construction Provisions. Section 11.6 Floodplain Development Regulations in its entirety (these regulations are incorporated under the proposed New Section 2.4.)

  

Article 6, Amendment #5

Amend Article II – Districts, Section 2.5.6 B (Administration) of the Aquifer Protection District Ordinance to state that all variance requests shall be considered by the Zoning Board of Adjustment in accordance with Section 1.4 of the Hampton Zoning Ordinance, to require the Zoning Board of Adjustment to notify the Aquarion Water Company of New Hampshire, or its successor of any application in the Aquifer Protection District requiring a public hearing in the same manner as it notifies abutters, and to specify that the applicant is to provide the required notification fee.

 

Article 7, Amendment #6

Amend Article IV – Dimensional Requirements, Table II – Footnote 2 to replace the existing language regarding vegetation on corners with revised language for corner lots. The revised language establishes a triangular area that is to remain free from obstruction, specifies that no structure other than a building constructed in accordance with the minimum setback requirements or a legal pre-existing building shall be located on the private property within the triangular area, and also specifies that vegetation within the triangular area shall be maintained at a height not to exceed three (3) feet, as measured from the edge of pavement or curbing, so as to afford adequate sight distance at the corner.  The revised language further specifies that walls and fences within the triangular area are subject to the same three (3) foot maximum height requirement as vegetation.

 

Article 8, Amendment #7

Amend Article X – Building Permits and Inspection, Section 10.1.4 to delete the outdated Building Department Fee Schedule from the Zoning Ordinance and to clarify that the fee schedule is available in the Building Department.

Civil Rights Day

 

In observance of Civil Rights Day, the Public Works Department will NOT be collecting rubbish and recycling on Monday, January 16th. Monday?s routes will be collected on Tuesday, Tuesday routes on Wednesday, Wednesday routes of Thursday, and Thursday and Friday routes will be collected on Friday.

Additionally, the Transfer Station will be closed on Monday but will be open on Tuesday from 8:00 AM until 3:00 PM

Union Tentative Agreements for the March Warrant

 

Click on the Union Tentative Agreemant Title you wish to view.

Hampton Firefighters Local 2664

Hampton Fire Department Supervisores Assoiation Local 3017

Hampton public Works Employees SEIU local 1984

Hampton Town Employees IBT Local 633

Christmas Tree Collection


The Hampton Public Works Department will conduct curbside pickup of Christmas trees during the week of January 9, 2017. Residents should put their trees out no sooner than Sunday of that week. The tree stand, lights, tinsel and ornaments must be removed. Trees wrapped in plastic cannot be picked up.

Residents may also bring their trees into the transfer station during normal operating hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday 8:00 AM to 3 PM; Thursday, 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM. All stands, lights, tinsel, ornaments and plastic wrap must be removed.

Click here to see how to proccess your tree.

Road Closed


Due to a collapsed culvert pipe the intersection of Bradstreet Road at Locke Road will be closed until Friday, January 6th. Please find alternate routes until the culvert is replaced.

We apologize for any inconvenience this might cause.

Christmas and New Year’s Day Trash and Recycling Pickup

Due to Christmas and New Year's Day holidays the Public Works Department will NOT be collecting rubbish and recycling on Monday, December 26th and Monday, January 2nd. Collection for those two weeks will be delayed by one day throughout the week. The Transfer Station will be open on Tuesday, Dec. 27th and Jan. 3rd from 8:00 am until 3:00 pm.
 

Bicentennial Wall Preliminary Report


Click Here to View the Bicentennial Wall Preliminary Report

2016 Hazard Mitigation Plan


Click here for the 2016 Hazard Mitigation Plan

Emergency and Non-Emergency News Delivery Systems

 

The Town has Non-Emergency News delivery systems to help citizens stay informed of what's happing in the Town.

Facebook Page: Mark the Town's Web page as a "Like" using your Facebook account to pick up to the minute information and news.

Voice Calling System and E-mail Subscription are an easy single form sign up for news and information.  The Voice Caling System is a 30 second message used for things like Winter Parking Bans, Trash Collection Cancellation and Closures.   E-mail Subscription is more detailed in nature and used for a wider variety of subjects.

State of NH Homeland Security, Emergency Notifications

NH Alerts is a free service provided by the New Hampshire Department of Safety, Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management. Emergency and community messages are initiated by authorized public safety officials at the State level and severe weather warnings are initiated directly by the National Weather Service.

Local Weather Conditions

 

Click here for Weather Conditions in Hampton.  The weather station is located in the Public Works Yard.

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