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Planning Board Handbook

The Planning Board in New Hampshire: A Handbook for Local Officials outlines the organization, functions and duties of Planning Boards in New Hampshire.

This handbook is designed to serve as an introduction to the organization, powers, duties and procedures of planning boards in New Hampshire. It is a resource to acquaint board members and other interested persons with the basic responsibilities of the planning board and to suggest procedures by which the work of the board can be carried out in a fair and effective manner.

The Planning Board in New Hampshire - A Handbook for Local Officials - 2023

    Planning Board Handbook Optional Test and Certificate
The following Planning Board test was developed as an optional learning check based on the information contained in the above current Planning Board Handbook. Individuals have the option to receive an emailed certificate showing that they passed the test by receiving a score of 65% or higher. To receive a certificate, individuals are required to submit their name and email address. Please note OPD will not be tracking names and scores for tests.