Town of Ashland
20 Highland Street,
P.O. Box 517
Ashland NH 03217

Voice: 603.968.4432
Fax: 603.968.3776

Ashland NH Planning Board

The Planning Board of Ashland was established by warrant article at the Annual Town Meeting of March 1950. It consists of five appointed regular members and up to three alternate members. The Planning Board's duties include:

Contact the Planning Board:  landusepb@ashland.nh.gov

Members of the Planning Board

Susan MacLeod, Chairperson  (term expires 2018)
Mardean Badger, Vice Chairperson (term expires 2018)
Erica Hebert  (term expires 2020)
Carol Fucarile  (term expires 2019)
Fran Newton, Select Board Alternate  (term expires 2017)
Leigh Sharps, Select Board Representative  (term expires 2017)
[Vacant Position], Alternate
[Vacant Position], Alternate
[Vacant Position], Alternate
 

Meeting Schedule: The Planning Board meets regularly on the first Wednesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. in the Ashland Elementary School Library and holds a monthly work session on the fourth (4th) Wednesday of the month, at 6:30 p.m. in the Ashland Elementary School Library.  Meeting dates, times and locations are subject to change with notice.


NEW -- 2017 Planning Board Schedule  (Revised 4/2017)

Minutes

News from the Planning Board

The Ashland Planning Board has just released a "Coordinated Review of Land Use Planning Documents with respect to Wildlife Habitat, Natural Resources and Smart Growth Principles." Read the full report here.

Site Plan Review Process

The Site Plan Review Regulations provide a thorough public review and analysis in the development of non-residential use projects and multi-family dwelling units (3 or more).

All new businesses (owner and/or tenant), Home Occupations, or any "change of use" (as defined in Site Plan Review Regulations) are required to go through this process.

     Site Plan Review Regulations (October 2007)
     Site Plan Review -- Basic Process
     Site Plan Review -- Multi-Family Dwellings Process
     Site Plan Review -- New Business Process
     Driveway Regulations

     FORM: Site Plan Application (NEW updated 11/5/14)
     FORM: Application for Waiver of Site Plan Review (NEW Updated 5/11/16))
     FORM: Home Occupation Application (NEW updated December 2015)
     FORM: Site Plan and Subdivision Checklists

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Subdivision Process

The Subdivision process covers the procedures by which single existing lots get divided into multiple lots; multiple existing lots get joined together; or multiple existing lots get joined together and then divided into multiple new lots.

     Subdivision Regulations  (NEW updated 11/5/14)
     Driveway Regulations

     FORM: Subdivision Application (NEW updated 11/5/14)
     FORM: Site Plan and Subdivision Checklists

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Lot Line Adjustments

This process covers adjustments to the boundary between adjoining properties where no new lots are created.

     FORM: Subdivision Application (NEW updated 11/5/14)

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Master Plan

Vision Statement
Chapter 1: Land Use
Chapter 2: Transportation
Chapter 3: Demographics and Housing
Chapter 4  Natural Resources
Chapter 5: Recreation
Chapter 6: Community Facilities
Chapter 7: Utilities and Public Service
Chapter 8: Economic Development
Chapter 9: Cultural and Historical Resources
Chapter 10: Implementation (Draft 2)

Minutes of the Planning Board

2017

April 5, 2017
March 22, 2017                      March 1, 2017                        February 22, 2017
February 1, 2017                   January 25, 2017                   January 4, 2017

2016

December 28, 2016                December 7, 2016                 November 16, 2016
November 2, 2016                  October 26, 2016                   October 5, 2016
September 28, 2016                September 7, 2016                August 24, 2016                   
August 3, 2016                        July 27, 2016                         July 6, 2016
June 22, 2016                         June 1, 2016                           May 25, 2016
May 4, 2016                            April 27, 2016                        April 6, 2016
March 23, 2016                       March 2, 2016                       February 24, 2016
February 3, 2016                    January 27, 2016                   January 6, 2016

2015

December 16, 2015
December 2, 2015                  November 18, 2015               November 4, 2015
October 28, 2015                    October 7, 2015                     September 30, 2015
September 2, 2015                  September 1, 2015 (A and B)
August 26, 2015                       August 5, 2015
July 29, 2015                            July 1, 2015
June 24, 2015                          June 3, 2015                            May 27, 2015
May 6, 2015                             April 29, 2015                           April 1, 2015
March 25, 2015                        March 4, 2015                          February 25, 2015
February 4, 2015                     January 28, 2015                     January 7, 2015

2014

December 17, 2014                 December 3, 2014                   November 19, 2014
November 5, 2014                   October 29, 2014                     October 1, 2014
September 24, 2014                September 3, 2014                   August 27, 2014
August 6, 2014                         July 30, 2014                           July 2, 2014
June 25, 2014                          June 4, 2014                            May 28, 2014
May 7, 2014                             April 30, 2014                          April 2, 2014
March 26, 2014                        March 5, 2014                         February 26, 2014
February 5, 2014                     January 29, 2014                     January 8, 2014

2012 - 2013

December 18, 2013                 December 4, 2013 (joint)         December 4, 2013
November 25, 2013                 November 6, 2013                   October 23, 2013
October 2, 2013                       September 25, 2013                September 4, 2013
August 28, 2013                       August 7, 2013                        July 24, 2013
July 10, 2013                            June 26, 2013                          June 5, 2013
May 1, 2013                             April 24, 2013                           April 3, 2013
March 6, 2013                          February 6, 2013                     January 9, 2013
January 2, 2013                       December 5, 2012                   November 7, 2012
October 10, 2012                     September 5, 2012                  August 22, 2012  
August 1, 2012                        July 11, 2012                            June 6, 2012  
May 23, 2012                           May 2, 2012                             April 4, 2012 Hearing  
April 4, 2012                            March 28, 2012                        March 7, 2012  
February 22, 2012                   February 1, 2012                     January 4, 2012