HB1157 (2008) Detail

Relative to requirements for approval of village plan alternative subdivisions.


CHAPTER 63

HB 1157 – FINAL VERSION

05Mar2008… 0570h

2008 SESSION

08-2108

03/09

HOUSE BILL 1157

AN ACT relative to requirements for approval of village plan alternative subdivisions.

SPONSORS: Rep. Bishop, Rock 2; Rep. Mooney, Hills 19; Rep. DiFruscia, Rock 4; Rep. Welch, Rock 8; Rep. Nowe, Rock 9; Sen. Barnes, Dist 17

COMMITTEE: Municipal and County Government

AMENDED ANALYSIS

This bill requires that village plan alternative easements be granted to the municipality.

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

05Mar2008… 0570h

08-2108

03/09

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eight

AN ACT relative to requirements for approval of village plan alternative subdivisions.

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

63:1 Village Plan Alternative; Requirements for Approval. Amend RSA 674:21, VI(b) to read as follows:

(b) An owner of record wishing to utilize the village plan alternative in the subdivision and development of a parcel of land, by locating the entire density permitted by the existing land use regulations of the political subdivision within which the property is located, on 20 percent or less of the entire parcel available for development, shall [provide] grant to the [political subdivision] municipality within which the property is located, as a condition of approval, a recorded easement reserving the remaining land area of the entire, original lot, solely for agriculture, forestry, and conservation, or for public recreation. The recorded easement shall limit any new construction on the remainder lot to structures associated with farming operations, forest management operations, and conservation uses, and shall specify that the restrictions contained in the easement are enforceable by the municipality. Public recreational uses shall be subject to the written approval of those abutters whose property lies within the village plan alternative subdivision portion of the project at the time when such a public use is proposed.

63:2 Effective Date. This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

Approved: May 21, 2008

Effective Date: July 20, 2008

Links

HB1157 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type

Bill Text Revisions

HB1157 Revision: 11359 Date: Jan. 1, 2008, midnight

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