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;
Evidence for Health

This policy may correspond to diet-related strategies identified by the County Health Rankings’ What Works for Health tool, including:

For research on the potential effectiveness, please review the category links above.

We understand that this information is not comprehensive. It also does not include other important forms of evidence such as community members’ lived experiences and practice-based evidence.

Policy Details

Refers to priority populations?

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

Health-related goal?

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?

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?

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

Includes findings?

Has a stated intent or purpose?

"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?

Addresses implementation?

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?

Evaluation component?

Requires extra investment?

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.


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