Article II - Precinct's Power to Zone

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A. Authority

The Kearsarge Lighting Precinct was granted the power to enact and enforce zoning regulations within its territorial limits by act of the New Hampshire State Legislature on May 29,1957. The zoning ordinance was instituted by the local legislative body in 1958 and became effective at that time. Amendments to the Zoning Ordinance have been enacted by the local legislative body on several occasions - the amendments becoming effective on the following dates: January 27, 1972, February 13. 1973, May 4, 1976, .January 22, 1982, September 26, 1983, December 16, 1986, January 6, 1998, March 26, 2009, and March 25, 2010.

B. Effective Date

The effective date for any amendment shall be the day on which the amendment was approved by the local legislative body.

C. Amendments

This ordinance may be amended by a majority vote of any legal precinct meeting that meets all of the requirements of RSA 675:3.

Amendments may be proposed by the Commissioners pursuant to their annual review of the ordinance or proposed by voters in the local legislative body pursuant of RSA 675:4 and RSA 675:5.

D. Saving Clause

The invalidity of any provision of this ordinance shall not affect the validity of any other provision hereof.

Kearsarge Zoning Ordinance