§ 147.3 - Purpose

§ 147.3 - Purpose

The purpose of this Ordinance is:

  • 147.3.1 To lessen congestion in the streets;
  • 147.3.2 To secure safety from fires, panic and other dangers;
  • 147.3.3 To promote health and the general welfare;
  • 147.3.4 To provide adequate light and air;
  • 147.3.5 To prevent the overcrowding of land;
  • 147.3.6 To avoid undue concentration of population;
  • 147.3.7 To facilitate the adequate provision of transportation, solid waste facilities, water, sewerage, schools, parks, child day care;
  • 147.3.8 To assure proper use of natural resources and other public requirements; 
  • 147.3.9 To encourage the preservation of agricultural lands and buildings; and 
  • 147.3.10 To encourage the installation and use of solar, wind, or other renewable energy systems and protect access to energy sources by the regulation of orientation of streets, lots, and buildings; establishment of maximum building height, minimum set back requirements, and limitations on type, height, and placement of vegetation; and encouragement of the use of solar skyspace easements under RSA 477.
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