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Policy 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.

Background Information

State New Hampshire
Jurisdiction Name Concord
Jurisdiction Type City,
Population Size 5,000-50,000
Legal Strategies
  • Expressly allows something
  • Requires something, sets standards
Reach Community-wide
Food System Category Grow; Get;

Policy Details

Refers to priority populations?
Yes

This ordinance addresses standards for "manufactured housing parks and subdivisions." § 28-4-6.

Health-related goal?
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.

Environmental goal?
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.

Economic goal?
Yes

See reference to "sustainable economic development" in section 28-1-5 regarding the purposes of the Zoning Ordinance. § 28-1-5.

Includes findings?
No

Has a stated intent or purpose?
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).

Includes definitions?
No

Addresses implementation?
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.

Enforcement provisions?
No

Evaluation component?
No

Requires extra 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.