Bill Text: NH HB132 | 2021 | Regular Session | Introduced


Bill Title: Relative to acreage required to build certain single family housing.

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill

Status: (Introduced - Dead) 2021-03-11 - Retained in Committee [HB132 Detail]

Download: New_Hampshire-2021-HB132-Introduced.html

HB 132-LOCAL - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2021 SESSION

21-0091

11/04

 

HOUSE BILL 132-LOCAL

 

AN ACT relative to acreage required to build certain single family housing.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Yokela, Rock. 33; Rep. McWilliams, Merr. 27

 

COMMITTEE: Municipal and County Government

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill prohibits zoning ordinances from requiring certain acreage for certain single family housing units.

 

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

21-0091

11/04

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty One

 

AN ACT relative to acreage required to build certain single family housing.

 

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

 

1  Zoning; Grant of Power; Single Family Housing Acreage.  Amend RSA 674:16, I(b) to read as follows:

(b) Lot sizes, the percentage of a lot that may be occupied, and the size of yards, courts and other open spaces, provided that no ordinance shall require more than a one half acre lot for single family housing where such housing does not use a well for its water source and does not disperse liquid from a black water septic tank into the ground of the lot;

2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

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