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Concord, N.H., Code § 28-4-6 (Mar. 13, 2019)
Brief Summary
This provision provides design standards for manufactured housing parks and subdivisions and, among other things, permits community gardens and greenhouses as an accessory use.
Legal Strategies
Expressly allows something.
Requires something, sets standards.
Reach
Community-wide
Food System Category: Grow, Get
State: New Hampshire
Jurisdiction Type: City
Jurisdiction Name: Concord
Does the law refer to priority populations in some way?
Yes. This ordinance addresses standards for "manufactured housing parks and subdivisions." § 28-4-6.
Does the law refer to or suggest a goal related to improving or protecting health?
Yes. See references to "health," and "general welfare" in the in section 28-1-5 regarding the purposes of the Zoning Ordinance. § 28-1-5.
Does the law refer to or suggest a goal of fostering improved environmental conditions?
Yes. See this wording in the in section 28-1-5 regarding the purposes of the Zoning Ordinance: "lessen congestion, protect from…accelerated erosion." § 28-1-5.
Does the law refer to or suggest a goal related to promoting or supporting the community's economy?
Yes. See reference to "sustainable economic development" in section 28-1-5 regarding the purposes of the Zoning Ordinance. § 28-1-5.
Does the law include findings (including jurisdiction-specific findings), or are there findings in the larger section, title, article, or chapter which the law is part of?
No.
Does the law have a stated intent or purpose, or is there an intent or purpose in the larger section, title, article, or chapter which the law is part of?
Yes. "It is the purpose of these regulations to provide suitable living environments in manufactured housing parks and subdivisions, to provide diversity in housing location, type, and tenure; and to insure the compatibility of such developments with other existing adjacent development." §28-4-6(a).
Does the law include definitions, or are there definitions in the section, title, article, or chapter which the law is part of?
No.
Does the law address implementation in some way?
Yes. The Planning Board msut approve permits and applications. § 28-4-6(c)(2). The law describes the process for the application, permitting, and construction of homes. However, the implementation for community gardens, specifically, is not described. § 28-4-6.
Are there enforcement provisions that identify specific penalties or consequences for non-compliance?
No.
Does the law include an evaluation component, beyond reporting on activity?
No.
Does the law require an extra or atypical financial or resource investment?
No.
Code context and ordinance history
Section 28-4-6 is located in Title IV - Zoning Code, Chapter 28 - Zoning Ordinance, Article 28-4 - Development Design Standards. History: Ord. No. 2833, § I, 7-11-11; Ord. No. 2963, § I, 7-11-16.