City of Laconia, NH
Belknap County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Laconia 12-19-1975 as Ch. 48 of the Public Ordinances of 1975; amended in its entirety 12-26-1995 by Ord. No. 277-95.16, effective 1-1-1996. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Planning Board — See § 5-23.
Zoning Board of Adjustment — See § 5-24.
Building construction — See Ch. 119.
Electrical standards — See Ch. 135.
Attachment 1 - Table of Zoning Map Amendments Attachment 2 - Table I, Table of Permitted Uses Attachment 3 - Table II, Table of Dimensional Requirements Attachment 4 - Table III, Table of Off-Street Parking Requirements Attachment 5 - Table VI, Table of Sign Regulations
Article I General Provisions

§ 235-1 Title.

§ 235-2 Authority and purpose.

§ 235-3 Purpose of districts.

§ 235-4 Jurisdiction.

§ 235-5 Effective date.

§ 235-6 Relationship to other land use controls.

§ 235-7 Effect of amendments and replacements.

§ 235-8 Relationship to the Master Plan.

§ 235-9 Applicability.

§ 235-10 Fees.

§ 235-11 Computation of time.

Article II Definitions and Word Usage

§ 235-12 Word usage.

§ 235-13 Definitions.

Article III Districts; Zoning Map

§ 235-14 Districts established.

§ 235-15 Official Zoning Map.

§ 235-16 Winnipesaukee Urban Renewal Project.

Article IV Overlay Districts

§ 235-17 Wetlands Conservation and Water Quality (WC) Overlay District.

§ 235-18 Floodplain District.

§ 235-19 Shoreland Protection (SP) District.

§ 235-20 Commercial Core Parking Overlay District.

§ 235-21 Housing Redevelopment Overlay District (HROD).

§ 235-22 Water Supply Protection Overlay District (WSP).

Article IVA Impact Fees

§ 235-22.1 Authority.

§ 235-22.2 Purpose.

§ 235-22.3 Definitions.

§ 235-22.4 Authority to assess impact fees.

§ 235-22.5 Standards and basis of assessment.

§ 235-22.6 Review and change in assessment schedules.

§ 235-22.7 Assessment and collection of impact fees.

§ 235-22.8 Waivers.

§ 235-22.9 Appeals.

§ 235-22.10 Administration of impact fees.

§ 235-22.11 Refund of fees paid.

§ 235-22.12 Other authority retained.

Article V Uses

§ 235-23 General provisions.

§ 235-24 Relationship to other provisions and regulations.

§ 235-25 Uses permitted by right.

§ 235-26 Uses permitted by special exception.

§ 235-27 Uses permitted as conditional uses.

§ 235-28 Uses not permitted.

§ 235-29 Determination of use category.

§ 235-30 Multiple uses on a lot of record.

Article VI Dimensional Standards

§ 235-31 General provisions.

§ 235-32 Minimum lot size.

§ 235-33 Maximum residential unit density.

§ 235-34 Minimum lot frontage.

§ 235-35 Minimum setback requirements.

§ 235-36 Green space.

§ 235-37 Building height.

§ 235-38 Residential and commercial uses on the same lot of record.

Article VII Supplementary Provisions

§ 235-39 General provisions.

§ 235-40 Residential uses.

§ 235-41 Residential accessory uses.

§ 235-42 Nonresidential uses.

§ 235-43 Nonresidential accessory uses.

§ 235-44 Erosion and sediment control.

Article VIIA Small Wind Energy Systems; Steep Slope Protection

§ 235-44.1 Small wind energy systems.

§ 235-44.2 Steep slope protection.

Article VIII Off-Street Parking and Loading Requirements; Driveways and Access

§ 235-45 Applicability.

§ 235-46 Table of Off-Street Parking Requirements; minimum requirements.

§ 235-47 Dimensional requirements.

§ 235-48 Design requirements.

§ 235-49 Off-street loading requirements.

§ 235-50 Number of loading spaces required.

§ 235-50.1 Driveways and access.

Article IX Signs

§ 235-51 Purposes.

§ 235-52 Permit required.

§ 235-53 Signs allowed and exempted from permit requirements.

§ 235-54 Design, construction and maintenance.

§ 235-55 Master Signage Plan.

§ 235-56 Computations.

§ 235-57 Prohibited signs.

§ 235-58 Table of Sign Regulations.

§ 235-59 Development identification signs.

§ 235-60 Illumination of signs.

§ 235-61 Insurance requirements for nongovernmental signs in a public right-of-way.

§ 235-62 Nonconforming signs.

Article X Nonconforming Lots, Uses and Structures

§ 235-63 Purpose and intent.

§ 235-64 Determination of nonconformity.

§ 235-65 Nonconforming lots of record.

§ 235-66 Nonconforming structures.

§ 235-67 Nonconforming uses.

§ 235-68 Abandonment; termination due to abandonment.

Article XI Zoning Board of Adjustment

§ 235-69 Zoning Board of Adjustment established; composition; officers; application procedure.

§ 235-70 Powers and duties of Zoning Board of Adjustment.

Article XII Conditional Use Permits

§ 235-71 Planning Board to administer.

§ 235-72 Application and review procedure.

§ 235-73 Burden of persuasion.

§ 235-74 Standards of review of conditional use permit application.

§ 235-75 Hearing and decision on conditional use permit.

§ 235-76 Additional stipulations of approval.

§ 235-77 Appeal from denial of conditional use permit.

Article XIII Administration and Enforcement

§ 235-78 Administration.

§ 235-79 Enforcement and interpretation.

§ 235-80 Authorizing the issuance of permits.

§ 235-81 Duration of permits.

§ 235-82 Violations and penalties.

§ 235-83 Conflicts with other laws; higher standards to prevail.

§ 235-84 Right of entry upon private property.

Article XIV Amendments

§ 235-85 Initiation of amendments.

§ 235-86 Council referral of citizen petitions and requests from the Zoning Board of Adjustment.

§ 235-87 Planning Board consideration of proposed amendments.

§ 235-88 Hearing and notice requirements.

§ 235-89 Action on proposed amendments.

§ 235-90 Effective date of proposed amendments.

§ 235-91 Criteria for review and approval.

§ 235-92 Fees.

§ 235-93 Official Zoning Map.