Bill Text: NH SB73 | 2018 | Regular Session | Introduced


Bill Title: Relative to septic requirements in conversions to accessory dwellings.

Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Republican 8-1)

Status: (Engrossed) 2018-01-03 - Inexpedient to Legislate: Motion Adopted Voice Vote 01/03/2018 House Journal 1 P. 40 [SB73 Detail]

Download: New_Hampshire-2018-SB73-Introduced.html

SB 73  - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2017 SESSION

17-0866

08/10

 

SENATE BILL 73

 

AN ACT relative to septic requirements in conversions to accessory dwellings.

 

SPONSORS: Sen. Avard, Dist 12; Sen. Reagan, Dist 17; Sen. Giuda, Dist 2; Sen. Woodburn, Dist 1; Rep. McGuire, Merr. 29; Rep. O'Day, Ches. 11; Rep. Carr, Hills. 26; Rep. Burt, Hills. 39; Rep. Weyler, Rock. 13

 

COMMITTEE: Public and Municipal Affairs

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill defines single-family residence for purposes of approving plans for construction of sewage or waste disposal systems.  

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

17-0866

08/10

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Seventeen

 

AN ACT relative to septic requirements in conversions to accessory dwellings.

 

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

 

1  New Paragraph; Definitions; Pollution and Waste Disposal.  Amend RSA 485-A:2 by inserting after paragraph XI-a the following new paragraph:

XI-b.  "Single-Family Residence" means a stand-alone dwelling or a stand-alone structure containing 2 housing units, such as duplex housing or a home with an accessory dwelling unit, where title is held by one entity, at which no commercial activities are conducted.

2  New Paragraph; Submission and Approval of Plans and Specifications; Single Family Residences.  Amend RSA 485-A:29 by inserting after paragraph III the following new paragraph:

IV.  No plans, specifications, nor additional load requirements shall be required whenever an existing bedroom in a single-family residence is converted to an accessory dwelling unit as defined in RSA 674:71.  This provision applies to either one or 2 bedroom conversions in a single-family residence.

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

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