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Town of Merrimack, NH
Hillsborough County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Annual Town Meeting of the Town of Merrimack 5-12-1984 by Art. 18; last amended by Town Council 11-16-2017. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Conservation Commission — See Ch. 19.
A. 
No person shall remain, stay or loiter in or on any conservation area during the period from 1/2 hour after sunset to 1/2 hour before sunrise, except under the authorization of the Conservation Commission or its designated agents. This provision is not intended to preclude authorized activities from occurring outside of the prescribed times.
B. 
There shall be no fires on conservation areas except as approved by the Merrimack Conservation Commission in conjunction with New Hampshire Statutes and with a permit issued by the Forest Fire Warden.
C. 
No person shall bring or carry any glass containers within any conservation area.
D. 
No person shall throw, leave or discard any trash, rubbish or garbage within any conservation area. All trash or refuse will be carried out by individuals.
E. 
No person shall use, consume, bring or carry any alcoholic beverages or unlawful drugs within any conservation area.
F. 
Use of vehicles within conservation areas.
(1) 
No person shall park or drive any vehicle within conservation areas except in specifically designated areas.
(2) 
No person shall drive, operate or maintain any motor vehicle or off-highway recreational vehicle (as defined in RSA 215-A:1, VI) in any conservation area without prior authorization from the Conservation Commission or its designated agents, excluding fire, police or ambulance personnel for emergency purposes.
G. 
No person shall bring any domesticated animal upon any conservation area, unless such animal is controlled by the use of a leash or rein or is within a cage.
H. 
No person shall discharge any air-powered or spring-powered gun, any type of bow or any firearm within any conservation area.
I. 
No person shall remove or deface any building, equipment, tree, shrub or flower within any conservation area.
Any person found violating the provisions of this chapter may be assessed a penalty up to the amount set forth in NH RSA 31:39, III; said penalty to be placed in the Town of Merrimack's General Fund.
Areas designed as conservation areas shall consist of the following parcels:
A. 
Parcel 5C/658, commonly known as "Wildcat Falls Conservation Area."
B. 
Parcel 4B/035, commonly known as "Riverside Drive."
C. 
Parcel 6B/087-099, commonly known as "French Court."
D. 
Parcel 6B/085-097, commonly known as "Hitchinpost Lane."
E. 
Parcel 6B/085-98, commonly known as "18 Woodward Road."
F. 
Parcel 6B/2241, commonly known as "Mitchell Street."