Planning Board Public Hearing Notice
Zoning Amendments

Town of Raymond Planning Board Legal Notice

You are hereby notified that the Raymond Planning Board will hold a public hearing on Thursday, December 1st, 2022 beginning at 7:00 p.m. to consider 2023 Zoning Amendments. If required, a second public hearing will be held on December 8th 2022 at 7 p.m.  The hearings will be held in the Media Center (library) at Raymond High School, 45 Harriman Hill Road.

  1. Amendment No. 1 - To amend Article 8.3.3 of the Raymond Zoning Ordinance to clarify that sprinkler systems will be required for all new commercial and industrial construction of any type, to include multi-family residential dwellings of three or more units and all buildings with age-restricted, assisted-living or workforce housing units shall be fully sprinkler protected to NFPA installation standards in effect at the time of approval.  Further, any new additions, renovations, or uses needing the approval of the Planning Board or exceeding 50% improvement as determined by the Building Inspector shall require the full structure to be brought into compliance as a condition of approval or upon issuance of permit.

  2. Amendment No. 2 - To amend Article 15.3.2 of the Raymond Zoning Ordinance to require that all lots containing Zone G land shall comply with the frontage and setback requirements of the underlying zone as set forth in Section 15.1 and shall have minimum wetland setbacks of 75 feet, except a minimum wetland setback of 25 feet shall apply to lots that contained an approved structure with a drinking well on municipal water hookup and an approved working septic system on record at date of adoption on record as of March 14, 2023.

You are invited to attend, or you may submit written comments to:  Town of Raymond, Community Development Department, Office of Planning & Zoning, 4 Epping Street, Raymond, NH 03077.  If you require audio or visual aids, please contact the Selectmen’s Office at least 72 hours prior to the meeting.  If this meeting is postponed for any reason, it will be held on December 8, 2022.