§ 147.13.2.11.10 - Business Development Parks:

§ 147.13.2.11.10 - Business Development Parks:

A special exception may be granted for a business development park that provides education and technical assistance as well as incubation space and infrastructure for new and existing business development,
including roads, buildings, and other necessary infrastructure within the CCVR District, provided the following conditions are satisfied:

  • 147.13.2.11.10.1 PROXIMITY TO BUSINESS DISTRICT. The subject property must have some of its boundary within or contiguous with the boundary of a Highway or Village Commercial District.
  • 147.13.2.11.10.2 ARTERIAL ROAD. The business development park must front on and access an existing arterial road.
  • 147.13.2.11.10.3 SETBACKS. The minimum front, side and rear setback from all adjacent properties and roads shall be one (100) feet.
  • 147.13.2.11.10.4 PARKING LOTS. Parking lots shall not exceed 20,000 square feet in gross area.
  • 147.13.2.11.10.5 NUISANCE/HAZARDS. The applicant must demonstrate that the operations of the business development park, including noise, odors and any other expected hazards associated with the development are consistent with that of a residential neighborhood.
  • 147.13.2.11.10.6 PROPERTY VALUES. The applicant shall provide a comprehensive report, by an appraiser licensed by the State of New Hampshire, which demonstrates that there will be no negative impact on abutting properties. This report shall be reviewed and comments will be provided by the Town Assessor. 
  • 147.13.2.11.10.7 TRAFFIC STUDY. The applicant must provide a traffic study, certified by a qualified engineer licensed by the State of New Hampshire, which clearly indicates the traffic impacts that would result from the project and
  • improvements to the existing transportation infrastructure that would be necessary to ensure appropriate access and level of service. This report shall be reviewed and comments will be provided by the Town Engineer.
  • 147.13.2.11.10.8 BUFFER. A perimeter buffer area adjacent to all abutting properties and streets shall be left in its undisturbed natural state or if disturbed shall be replanted with indigenous species. The minimum buffer depth shall be 100 feet. 
  • 147.13.2.11.10.9 RECREATION USE. The business development park will construct a passive and active recreation trail system within the project for use by tenants of the business development park and the public. The trail system shall provide links to other existing or future publicly accessible trails adjacent to the property. The rate of trail system construction shall be, at least, consistent with the rate of development of the business development park. The recreation trails may cross the buffer only to connect with existing or future publicly accessible trails on adjacent properties and if they do not impair the effectiveness of the buffer.
  • 147.13.2.11.10.10 GREEN SPACE. Green space shall comprise not less than thirtyfive (35) percent of the total lot area, exclusive of wetlands, water bodies, the 100-year floodplain and slopes over 25%.
Business Development Parks:

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147.13.2.11.10